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    Default 4X4 Push Button Indicator Light Switch - How to Remove? 1999 Tahoe

    I have a '99 LT. Lights occasionally work on the 4X4 indicator light switch. 4X4 works fine when I press buttons. In case the switch is shorting, I'm going to replace it.

    How do I get the old one out?

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    You remove the guage and radio bezel and it is attatched to the back side. And it isnt shorting out the lights are just going out.


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    Thanks Dog. I read where it could be a possible sign of a short. One owner said when his switch acted like that, it would switch out of 2WD into 4WD without warning. With a long trip coming up, I didn't want to take a chance.

    Do you know if the gauge and radio bezel is just clipped in place? If so, any recommendation of where to begin removing it (top, bottom edge, sides)?

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    my 97 z71 does the same thing just started doing it. I found if i push on the trim around the button it comes back on fine I think the button needs to have the wires pushed back in to the plug its self. I just havent had time or good weather to look at it. Had snow yesterday here nothing stuck around for long but snow this early is going to be a long winter i think.

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