I left out the two screws that hold the ash tray frame in. They are obvious but if you haven't done it before maybe not so. The frame has a plug on the left side so remove right side first to disconnect. The shifter surround has a pin on the rear. That is why you have to push it back first. To disengage the pin without breaking it.
Thanks for the tips. For my purpose I felt there had to be an easier way, because One switch was bad and the plastic chrome was pealing on the other so I was not interested in saving. what I did was pop the plastic trim off the switch and pushed the switch thru the hole then I reached thru the hole with a pair of hemostats and pulled the switch back thru at an angle, holding the switch I removed the plug by pushing away with a small screwdriver. Then I pulled (hemostats)the plug thru enough to pinch plug against side of hole pushed on new switch. Had both replaced in about 15 minutes.It is obvious I believe this could not be completed if you wanted to save the switch.
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