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does anyone have a picture of a turn signal switch for a 72....there are so many pic on google but none definitively say they are for a 72...then the pics of find on websites just say for blank year to blank year...what i am hearing is 72 is not like the 74-76 and different from the early switches

 

the switch i bought has 8 wires and a rectangular plug about 1.5" x 1/2"

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Esty, the first picture is of a 74-76 turn signal/low-high beam/headlight flasher switch.  The second picture is very similar to the one on my '73, except that it's missing the plug in the center of the 9 pin set;  That's the green/white wire that (at least on my car) used to go to the ignition buzzer (before I removed it).  All the other wires look the same, as does the part number cast into the metal housing.

 

mike

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Hal, someone messed with your switch if that one came off a '72.  It doesn't have the wiper on/off pushbutton on the end, doesn't have the multi-terminal plug on a set of lead wires, and has the jellybean knobs that were used on the pre-modell 71 cars.  Does your car have the wiper on/off switch plus speed control as the pull knob on the instrument binnacle's lower left position? 

 

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Yep, the one you pictured with the 9 pin (minus one) plug will work on your '72--just minus the ignition switch buzzer (that's the missing pin).  I compared the wiring colors in your picture with my spare, and they're the same. AFAIK both 72 and 73 US cars have the same switch assembly.

 

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52 minutes ago, Mike Self said:

someone messed with your switch if that one came off a '72

Actually, I messed up when grabbing the pics and posted the switch from our '71 1600.  Here are what I believe are the correct versions of both switches and pics of the original switches in the '72.  The Hi/Lo wires have obviously been cut and terminated.

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I agree with Hal, looking at my ‘72, which I believe is original, the stalks and their end knobs are identical (but for the lettering on the turn indicator/screen wiper).  That is consistent with how it appears in the owners manual, which I do have for my car. Tom

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26 minutes ago, bluehills2002 said:

the stalks and their end knobs are identical

I can't vouch for the originality of mine except that they plug into the connectors correctly.  It does appear that your Hi/Lo beam end knob is probably original as it matches the shape of the turn signal while the one in my pic is of the earlier type.  Also, your owner's manual shows the later knob on that stalk.

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i found the female plug guys..now that i know my switch is correct i found it tucked up above the steering column...it looks just like a diagnostic plug and has a holder just to the left of the steering column, attached to front edge of the dash frame

 

i hope it's plug and play

 

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