dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer - Chevelle Tech
Chevelle Tech join team chevelle as a supporting member  
Chevelle Parts at SS396.com      
GROUND UP & SS396.com         
Official Sponsor of Team Chevelle
     

Auto Insurance

Chevelles.com is the premier Chevrolet Chevelle Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Interiors Upholstery and soft trim

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old Nov 21st, 09, 8:04 PM
72SSdummy 72SSdummy is offline
Tech Team
Ronnie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Ridgetop Tn.
Posts: 64
Default dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer

if anyone has done this could you give me some tips on replacing this or if you have a schematic that you could send would be greatly appreciated and sorry if in wrong forum
__________________
70 Elky 350 /th400== gone traded it for 70 fastback mustang project car
53 Chevy truck 6cyl/th350
57 Belair 350/4sd
68 Mustang originally bought new by my wifes grandfather 6cyl/3sd
72 Chevelle SS 454 th400 have matching vin #s 402 safely stored in the garage.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old Nov 21st, 09, 9:28 PM
72ragtop 72ragtop is offline
Senior Tech Team
Jim
 
Join Date: May 2001
Location: Carver, MA
Posts: 1,485
Default Re: dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer

85 is dir lever actuated, not floor mount, correct? If so, pretty easy, drop the dash filler under the column, then loosen the 2 mounting bolts that hold the column up against bottom of the dash. The dimmer switch is on top of the column, piggy backed on top of the ign switch, and actuated by a steel rod. If you work the dimmer switch lever with one hand while feeling on top of the column with the other, you should feel the rod moving. Follow the rod down the column and it will take you to the dimmer switch. Held on by 2 small bolts, you might luck out and just need to adjust it by loosening the bolts and sliding it up or down as required. Good luck, Jim.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old Nov 21st, 09, 10:13 PM
72SSdummy 72SSdummy is offline
Tech Team
Ronnie
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Ridgetop Tn.
Posts: 64
Default Re: dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer

Thanks Jim we will give it a try
__________________
70 Elky 350 /th400== gone traded it for 70 fastback mustang project car
53 Chevy truck 6cyl/th350
57 Belair 350/4sd
68 Mustang originally bought new by my wifes grandfather 6cyl/3sd
72 Chevelle SS 454 th400 have matching vin #s 402 safely stored in the garage.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old Nov 21st, 09, 10:40 PM
Philip Philip is offline
that Nova Guy
 
Join Date: Feb 1999
Location: Marana, AZ
Posts: 9,911
Default Re: dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer

It is the switch on the right.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old Nov 21st, 09, 11:47 PM
sschevellefan sschevellefan is offline
Lifetime Premium Member
Anthony
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Citrus Heights, CA
Posts: 8,690
Default Re: dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer

The only help I can offer is www.67-72chevytrucks.com. Go to the 73-87 page. Those guys know these year trucks like we know chevelles. Good forum, one of my favorites next to this one.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Chevelle Tech > General Tech Area > Interiors      Current Topic: dimmer switch replacement on 85 k5 blazer
Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Chevelle Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address. Note, you will be sent a confirmation request to this address.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 5:17 PM.


Is there a site like this for?    El Caminos Camaros Novas Impalas GTO Chevy Punch All Chevys

2009 Team Chevelle - AutoForums