I just installed mine an hour ago and it didn't require any tools. The panel around the switch pops out. All you need to do is apply slight pressure to all corners and it will come out. Unplug the wire harness, remove switch via tabs and pop new one in. That easy...
not sure how you did that bc the bottom of my pannel was screwed in with the 7mm hex nut?
2012 v6 white, base, performance package, borla ATAKs, 4 alpine type s speakers, 35% tint