2003 Ford Escape

Interior problem
2003 Ford Escape 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic

The on/off cruise control botton is broken. I understand I need to replace the entire switch. How do I remove the switch in order to replace it?
March 14, 2009.

Speed Control Switch
Removal and Installation
Remove the steering wheel. For additional information,
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Remove the steering wheel cover.
Remove the steering wheel frame.
Remove the nuts.
Disconnect the ground wire.
Remove the steering wheel frame.
Fig. 36: Removing Steering Wheel Frame
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Disconnect the speed control switches electrical connector.
Remove the speed control switches.
Remove the screws.
Remove the speed control switches.
To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Dave H
Mar 15, 2009.