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Reverse Lights


Firebird1
09-23-2010, 01:06 AM
Hello could anyone out there know why the reverse lights goes out? Help please. Thanks.

91STT
09-23-2010, 12:00 PM
Your question is a little vague but some reasons any light may go out are bulb, switch, open circuit, corrosion, or damaged socket.

Polygon
09-23-2010, 06:15 PM
Are the reverse lights stuck on or do they not work?

If they're stuck on then I would say it's most likely the sensor. If they don't work at all it could be a number of things. Fuse, sensor, wiring, or bulbs.

Firebird1
09-23-2010, 08:54 PM
Sorry about my question. When I put the car in reverse the lights doesn't work. I have change the bulbs and I get nothing. I took my antenna out to repair it. Dose the antenna has something to do with not having reverse lights? A sensor where is that located? Maybe I can probe it to see if its getting any power.

91STT
09-24-2010, 05:24 PM
check fuse #18 under the dash first, it is a 10A fuse.
if it is good, check the back up light switch on the transaxle.
it is towards the front of the car on the right side of the car.
it is a 2 wire switch and the colors are red/blue (to lights) and black/white (to fuse #18).
if you short the 2 pins together with the key in the on position (engine need not be running), the light should turn on.
if the back up lights turn on replace the switch.
if not than you have to find an open somewhere.

toddrs93
09-27-2010, 05:15 PM
Hello could anyone out there know why the reverse lights goes out? Help please. Thanks.
did you get this fixed? If not we are not too far away, we could check it out for you.

Firebird1
09-28-2010, 12:15 AM
Thank you 91SST I will try this and let you know. Also thank you toddrs93 for the offer. Let me see if I can locate the problem first. If not then I may consider bring the car to your shop, Thanks again.

Firebird1
10-20-2010, 06:13 PM
Hi, no did not get it fixed. I looked where the shift cables goes to a linkage, but did not see the wires that were mention. Does the switch stick out from the transmission case on the front?

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