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How to Replace Sunroof Switch 05-09 Chevy Equinox

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How to Replace Sunroof Switch 05-09 Chevy Equinox

Created on: 2017-01-05

How to repair, install, fix, change or replace a damaged, worn out, faulty or shorted sunroof switch on 08 Chevy Equinox.

  1. step 1 :Removing the Sunroof Switch
    • Pry off the map light housing with a trim removal tool
    • Pry the microphone off of the map light with a trim tool
    • Push the microphone back through the map light housing
    • Disconnect the sunroof switch wiring harness
    • Remove the two Phillips screws from the back of the sunroof switch
    • Pull the switch out of the map light housing
  2. step 2 :Installing the Sunroof Switch
    • Put the sunroof switch into place on the map light housing
    • Insert the two Phillips screws for the switch
    • Connect the sunroof switch wiring harness
    • Push the microphone through the map light housing
    • Snap the microphone into map light housing
    • Line up the map light tabs
    • Snap the map light into place
    • Push the headliner behind the map light housing with a trim tool
    • Check that the lights and switches are working

Tools needed for replacement

  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

    Trim Tool Set

Installation Video
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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 sunroof switch located in the overhead console in the front of the passenger compartment. If you like this video, please click subscribe. We have a ton more information on this and many other vehicles. If you ever need parts for your car, you can follow the link down in the description over to 1AAuto.com. Here are the items you'll need for this repair.

Using your interior trim removal tool from 1AAuto.com, slide up under the front edge of the map light assembly, pop it down, allow it to hang slightly and we'll grab, right in this little slot, the microphone, or you can push it down from the back. Once the microphone is dislodged, you can put it on an angle and it will fit through the housing here. You just got to find the right one. Disconnect the electrical connector.

To remove your sunroof switch, undo the two Philips head screws and remove the switch assembly from the vehicle.

Install your new switch with the connector facing up where the microphone hole is. Reinstall our two Philips head screws.

Reinstall the connector for your sunroof motor switch. Place the microphone back through the housing in the same way you removed it. Line it back up and snap it back into the housing. Now, we'll wind up the rear tabs into the bracket in the ceiling, snap the bottom and the sides back into place.

Another nice thing you can do with the interior trim removal tools is get in there and make sure the headliner is pushed and tucked underneath there, nice and easy. Check for proper operation of your lights and switches and you're good to go.

Thanks for watching. Visit us at 1AAuto.com for quality auto parts, fast and free shipping, and the best customer service in the industry.

Tools needed for replacement:

    Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Trim Tool Set


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