Try bypassing the reverse light switch that plugs into the transmission. If your reverse lights come on, voila! Problem solved. Buy a new switch.
There is a backup switch in the gearbox. When you shift into reverse, the gear box switch contacts the switch and lights the white reverse lights. If you find that the reverse lights don't work it could be that the switch is not being triggered by the mechanism inside the gearbox. This is providing that everything else is working; wiring,bulbs,etc.
Both a stuck reverse switch and shorted wiring can be causes for reverse lights to stay on. Under normal circumstances, the reverse lights turn off as soon as the vehicle is shifted out of reverse.
Either the reverse switch is defective or out of adjustment.
The 2002 Cavalier has a reverse light switch. The switch can be bad, or have a loose connection causing the lights not to work.
The reverse lights switch on a Ford Fiesta is found on the transmission. The switch can be seen from underneath the car.
The problem is the reverse light switch. It is located on the top of the transmission that should sloved your problem.
Bad bulbs can be the cause of your reverse lights not working on your 1999 Toyota Tacoma. A problem with the reverse switch or bad wires can also be the cause of your reverse lights not working.
Where is the switch located for the back up lights on a 2000 cadillac daville
Replace the bulb first, if this does not work try the reverse switch.
Either the switch that turns the backup lights on is out of adjustment, or has failed in the on position.
the reverse light switch is either out of adjustment. or broken. new one should be fairly cheap
switch on the transmission which sends a signal to the reverse lights when shift is in reverse......... is shot. You need a mechanic.
check nutral safety switch
Check the bulbs, the fuse and the switch.
on what vehicle ? ford Chevy crosley fiat yogo ? there could be more than one switch usually the reverse light switch is located on the trans
Where r reverse lights on 1972 kombi van
There is a switch called the reverse backup light switch attached to the shifter. When you move the shifter into reverse, the switch is closed and current goes back to the reverse lights. The switch is located on both auto and manual trans. After making sure your bulbs are good, that is where I would look. And make sure your fuses are not blown as well in your fuse block. There usually is not just a circuit dedicated to reverse lights only but there is always something a manufacturer will do some years just to be different.
On my 98 A4 1.8T I had the same problem. The problem was the entire headlight switch on the stearing column went bad. I dont know if the headlight switch has anything to do with the reverse lights but from my own experience the reverse light problem is caused by thhe reverse light switch which is in the gearbox. I got a price of
Reverse light switch failure
there is no fuse for the reverse lights check the netural safety switch it may be out of adjustment or shorted.
There is probably a reverse light switch on the transaxle that is bad or unplugged
the reverse safety back up switch is located on top of the transmission next to the clutch resivior
check bulbs, fuses & reverse switch
look down by the transmission under the car.