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How to Replace Dimmer Switch 05-09 Chevy Equinox

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  1. step : Removing the Dimmer Switch (0:44)
    • Push the bottom of the vent down
    • Pull out the switch panel
    • Lift the tab to disconnect the dimmer switch connector
    • Disconnect the power mirror switch
    • Remove the two T10 Torx screws from the dimmer switch
    • Remove the switch
  2. step : Installing the Dimmer Switch (1:39)
    • Press the switch into the panel
    • Tighten the T10 Torx screws to the switch
    • Connect the wiring harnesses
    • Press the panel into the dash

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In this video, we're going to be working with our 2008 Chevy Equinox. We're going to show you how to remove and replace your instrument cluster dimmer switch.

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Here are the items you'll need for this repair: trim removal tool, T10 Torx driver

To access your power window switch, you'll need to remove this vent cover. Simply push the vent all the way down, grab here, and pull it out. Now if you lay this over carefully, you can lift the tab, the dimmer switch connector, pop that connector off. The same thing for the power mirror switch. Simply lift here, pull back.

Remove the two T10 Torx screws, securing your dimmer switch into the vent assembly. Remove the switch.

Install your switch. Start your two T10 Torx screws by hand. Tighten the screws down with your T10 Torx screwdriver or a Torx bit and ratchet.

Reconnect the connectors. Carefully set the vent back into the dash, poke the top edge in, and snap it back into place.

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