What is a Column Switch?

The Column Switch in electrical component that attaches to the steering column which often includes turn signal functionality, cruise control, lights, windshield wiper control and other functions.

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The cost of a column switch ranges from $25.00 to $75.00 for a good used replacement. In some cases on a foreign or exotic vehicle these can run to $100-$200.

Vehicle Rebuilt/New Recycled Savings
99 Lexus GS400 $177.00 $45.00 $132.00
1995 Isuzu Trooper $166.00 $30.00 $136.00
2008 Porsche Boxster $143.00 $25.00 $118.00
2008 Ford F150 $118.00 $45.00 $73.00
2007 Toyota Tacoma $189.00 $35.00 $154.00
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser $141.00 $35.00 $106.00

Things to keep in mind when buying

When purchasing a column switch from a salvage yard in used condition normally you get a very nice unit since it is protected from the elements. Be sure to have the salesman eyeball it though to check for cracks or issues.

Installation Tips

Unplug power to the battery. Look at it closely to make sure no cracks. Before installing be sure to move all the controls to verify they all work with no slack.

Ongoing maintenance

No known maintenance issues. Just don’t get made one day and slam your hand on it or it will likely break.