Thanks for the quick response. I've tried that once before and found the the local salvage yards were picked over. This is not the first time I've had to replace this, I've had the car over 2 years and this will be number 5 (I think). I've purchased the newer switch (the one called out as the replacement for the late 95'* and 96'*) from O'reilly'*, got the one with the lifetime warranty and they are good enough to keep swapping them out. The first few times this happened, the connector was fine and I reused it, the last time it happened the connector melted down and I went to the local dealer for a replacement. The parts guy was pretty good, he had the connector shell and the connectors ready when I got there. My mistake, I didn't write down the connector number. This time it happened the connector shell is melted again, and 2 of the wires are burnt. I went to the same dealer, they have a different parts guy and after an hour of searching he couldn't find the correct connectors, although they did have the shell in stock. I am going to a different dealer later today and hope they can match it up. If not, I guess I'll be scavenging the scrapyards again.
Any idea why this keeps happening? I've contacted GM, they claim that although there was a recall for this problem, my car VIN is not included. Not sure it would have mattered anyway, as the fix was to put in the same switch that I've been using.
Thanks for letting me rant.