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Old 07-23-2015, 09:26 PM   #1
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ID:	607534 Hi everyone, my hazard light and locking button housing have somehow fell down into the center console. Please help me!
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Old 07-23-2015, 10:07 PM   #2
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you need a new center console piece cuz that one looks like it got into a fight with a dump truck and lost

To be of help however, you have to squeeze the boot surround together with your fingers and lift it up over the knob, then take the foam out of the shifter well, then take the wood trim out, etc. The switch housing is broken, probably the tabs on the sides. Just get a new one and snap it in. They're cheap.
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No. Just take your console off and epoxy the small tab that broke off the console. $6 for JB Weld quick cure. Use a piece of popsicle stick to hold it together.


Simple fix.


Or just pop your switch out and put a 1 1/2 " spacer to hold it up. Same result.

That is crazy cheap!

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Below are what the tabs on the side of the switch look like that hold it in place. Judging by the condition of trim pieces, the lip inside the center console itself may also be broken off.

Video below shows a neat trick to removing the hazard switch without having to touch the shifter, boot, trim, etc..

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