Replacing a convertible top switch for a 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Convertible

After purchasing my 1971 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme Convertible I found out the switch for the convertible top was not functioning properly.

I was able to put down the top as expected but the top would not go back up. Needless to say, I had to fix this situation so I ordered a new (reproduction) switch.

In order to remove the switch you need to remove two bolts that secure the switch to the dash and also you need to remove the wiring connector.

Here’s what the switch looks like from inside the dashboard: