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Mercury Convenience Light Switches


VEHICLES CONTAINING MERCURY CONVENIENCE LIGHT SWITCHES
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Mercury light switches are common in U.S. made passenger cars and pickups. As a general rule, you should assume there is a mercury switch in the hood or trunk convenience lights on:

  • Model year 2002 or older GM vehicles
  • Model year 2001 or older Ford vehicles
  • Model year 1998 or older Chrysler vehicles

Some Volvo models may contain mercury lights switches in vanity sun mirror visor units-please check below for more information.
Mercury switch information for specific brands and model years for the participating members of the End of Life Vehicle Solutions are as follows:

CHRYSLER LLC
(Chrysler, Dodge, Eagle, Jeep, Plymouth)

  • Assume that all vehicles equipped with convenience light assemblies from 1998 and older model year Chrysler Group (Chrysler) vehicles are mercury switches.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY
(Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Mazda, Merkur, Volvo)

Cars (potentially contain both hood and trunk switches)

  • 2000 MY and prior Ford Mustang, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Lincoln Town Car
  • 1996 MY and prior Ford, Lincoln, Mercury and Merkur cars (except those listed above)
  • 1991 and prior Volvo

1991 MY and prior Volvos (may contain glass switches-please handle with care)

Cars (vanity mirror switches)

  • 1986-1991 Volvo (except Volvo 240)

Trucks, SUVs, and Vans (hood switches)

  • 2001 MY and prior Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury Trucks, SUVs, and Vans except: 1999 MY and newer Ford Econoline, Ford Windstar, Ford Ranger; Mercury Villager
  • 1993-1997 MY Mazda Navajo
  • 1995-1999 Mazda B-Series Pick-Up (Ranger / B-Series phased out of Hg switches with 1999 MY)

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION
(Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn, Saab)
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1998 Model Year and earlier – check all vehicles

1999 Model Year – check all vehicles except for the following:

  • Chevrolet Astro
  • Chevrolet Silverado
  • GMC Safari
  • GMC Sierra

2000 Model Year – only the following vehicles:

  • Cadillac Escalade – under hood light
  • Chevrolet Blazer – under hood light
  • Chevrolet Cavalier – trunk light
  • Chevrolet Corvette – under hood light
  • Chevrolet Express – under hood light
  • GMC Denali – under hood light
  • GMC Envoy – under hood light
  • GMC Jimmy – under hood light
  • GMC Savana – under hood light
  • Oldsmobile Bravada – under hood light
  • Pontiac Sunfire – trunk light

2001 Model Year – only the following vehicles:

  • Chevrolet Blazer – under hood light
  • Chevrolet Cavalier – trunk light
  • Chevrolet Express – under hood light
  • GMC Envoy – under hood light
  • GMC Jimmy – under hood light
  • GMC Savana – under hood light
  • Luxury G-Van – under hood light
  • Oldsmobile Bravada – under hood light
  • Pontiac Sunfire – trunk light

2002 Model Year – only the following vehicles:

  • Chevrolet Blazer – under hood light
  • Chevrolet Express – under hood light
  • GMC Savana – under hood light
  • GMC Sonoma Crew cab – under hood light
  • Luxury G-Van – under hood light

2003 Model Year and beyond DO NOT contain mercury light switches.

PORSCHE

  • 1976-1985 924– under hood light
  • 1986-1988 924S– under hood light
  • 1982-1988 944– under hood light
  • 1987-1988 944S– under hood light
  • 1989-1991 944S2– under hood light
  • 1986-1991 944 Turbo– under hood light
  • 1978-1983 928– under hood light
  • 1980-1983 928S– under hood light
  • 1984-1990 928S/S4– under hood light

VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC. (Audi)

  • 1977-1988 Audi 100, 1980-1988 Audi 200

THE FOLLOWING ELVS MEMBER MANUFACTURERS DO NOT HAVE MERCURY CONTAINING CONVENIENCE LIGHT SWITCHES:

MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, SUBARU, TOYOTA
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