How does one remove the head light switch

15

Asked by Aug 29, 2016 at 03:14 PM about the 1974 Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

1,375

hammer and chisel usually does the trick, or try looking behind the switch for a screw or fastener to be removed, my advice to you is to take your automobile to your local shop and a qualified technician should be able to diagnose the malfunctioning light switch

46,195

Please ignore the numb-nuts we have here.....If I remember correctly there is a small spring loaded button on the switch that is pushed to release the knob and shaft, them the bezel or trim ring can be removed to take the switch out. Similar to the photo.

46,195

Ooops, forgot the photo...

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
15

Thanks. The problem is, I can't see how to get my hand in there to push said button.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
46,195

Is it possible to unscrew the bezel (trim ring) and rotate the switch assembly so that you can reach the button?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
15

Worth a try.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Galaxie

Looking for a Used Galaxie in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Shortcuts

Search Ford Galaxie Questions

Ford Galaxie Experts

#1 MrBlueOval
MrBlueOval
Reputation 530
#2 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 150
#3 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang
1,334 listings starting at $5,980
Used Ford Thunderbird
14 listings starting at $14,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
34 Great Deals out of 884 listings starting at $799
Used Chevrolet Corvette
661 listings starting at $11,995
Used Lincoln Continental
52 listings starting at $59,800
Used Chevrolet Camaro
984 listings starting at $13,999
Used Dodge Dart
38 Great Deals out of 626 listings starting at $6,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.