How to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch (2000-2005)

By | February 3, 2019


A headlight switch problem in a Dodge Neon (2000-2005) is an easy repair job.
 
The same replacement procedure also works in PT Cruisers.
 
The headlight switch also controls the wiper, fog lamps, and turn signals.
 
The first thing to do is to buy a compatible switch assembly to replace the old one. It can be bought most anywhere such as an auto part store, eBay, and Amazon.
 
Here is one listed on Amazon
Turn Signal Switch for Dodge Neon 2000-2005 Turn Signal/Headlight Fog Light Headlight Dimmer

 
Steps to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch (2000-2005)

  1. Disconnect the battery.
  2. Change a Multifunction Switch in a PT Cruiser and Dodge Neon
     

  3. Two screws need to be removed from the shroud covering the switch. They are located underneath at the bottom of the shroud and use a Phillips screw driver to remove them.
  4. How to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch
     

  5. After the shroud is removed two torx screw need to be removed from the switch itself.
  6. How to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch (2000-2005)
     

  7. Disconnect the wiring harnesses tied to the switch. There is a small clip that snaps back and the harness pulls out.
  8. Disconnect the wiring harness tied to the Dodge Neon Switch
    Pop the clip out before pulling on the wire harnesses.
    Dodge Neon turn signal switch replacement
    Dodge Neon Fog Light switch replacement
     

  9. The entire old light switch assembly can now be removed.
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  11. The new light switch assembly will need the old windshield wiper switch to be attached. It is simple to do by removing two torx screws. Once the screws are removed it simply slides out.
  12. Dodge Neon  Light switch replacement  old new
    Dodge Neon  Light switch replacement  add on old wiper Switch
     

  13. Next pop out the relay and put it into the new unit.
  14. Dodge Neon  Light switch replacement  relay
     

  15. The new unit can now be installed simply going in reverse of removal.
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3 thoughts on “How to Replace Dodge Neon Headlight Switch (2000-2005)

  1. Michael Michalski

    I think it should read Torx screws not torque, but good write up. Thx.

    Reply
  2. Jim Burke

    Thank you so much – it really was a nice, simple fix – got my Dodge Neon back to normal with the new multi function unit.

    Reply

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