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Fix Toyota Camry Broken Windshield Wiper Switch

How to replace the wiper switch on the steering column on a 2012-2020 Toyota Camry XV50.

Fix Toyota Camry Broken Windshield Wiper Switch
ESTIMATED TIME 30 mins - 1 hour
DIY COST $ 40 - 100
DIFFICULTY Intermediate

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Remove the airbag of the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the removal of the airbag.
  2. Remove the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the removal of the steering wheel.
  3. Remove the two screws on the steering column plastic trims by using a Philips screwdriver and twisting it counterclockwise.Removing the holding the upper and lower plastic trim.

     

    Removing the screws holding the upper and lower plastic trim.
  4. Pull the upper plastic trim up and pull the lower plastic trim out of the steering column.Removing the lower plastic trim of the steering column.

     

    Pulling up the upper plastic trim of the steering column.
  5. Unlock the tab on the wiper switch using a flat screwdriver to pull the tab.Pulling the tab holding the wiper switch.

     

  6. Disconnect the two electrical connectors of the wiper switch by pressing the clip and pulling the connector out.Disconnecting the electrical connector of the wiper switch.

     

    Disconnecting the electrical connector of the wiper switch.
  7. Pull the wiper switch out from the vehicle.Pulling the wiper switch out of the vehicle.

     

    Removing the wiper switch of the Toyota Camry XV50.
  8. Line up the new wiper switch and push it in until it snaps into place.Installing the new wiper switch of the Toyota Camry XV50.

     

  9. Reconnect the electrical connectors of the wiper switch by pushing the connector to the connection port.Reinstalling the electrical connector of the wiper switch.

     

    Reinstalling the electrical connector of the wiper switch.
  10. Line up the plastic trims of the steering column and press them together until they snap into place.Reinstalling the plastic trims of the steering column.

     

  11. Reinstall the two screws on the plastic trims and twist them clockwise to tighten.Reinstalling the two screws on the plastic trims of the steering column.

     

    Reinstalling the two screws on the plastic trims of the steering column.
  12. Reinstall the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the installation of the steering wheel.Reinstalling the steering wheel of the Toyota Camry.

     

  13. Reinstall the airbag of the steering wheel. If you need help with this step, follow these procedures for the installation of the airbag.Reinstalling the airbag of the Toyota Camry.

     

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