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My 95 Windstar back-up lights were not working, I had to replace the Gear Position Sensor (Transmission Range Sensor / Neutral Safety Switch) which is located behind/below the air filter, It took 10 minutes, and cost only $23.00 at the local parts store.

Fuses - 1999-2003 Models
According to the Owners Manual, fuse #7 in the INSIDE fusebox protects the following:
  • Left rear turn lamp,
  • Backup lamps,
  • Right stop lamp,
  • Right rear park lamp,
  • License Lamps
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Answerfuse #30-25a i/p
Check the bulb, check the wires around the transmission, check the fuse. If it didn't help you have to see your mechanic.

Check fuse 7 (15 amp) under the left side of the dash. If the fuse is good, the problem is in the rear electronic module. The two back-up lights are individually controlled by this module. The module is behind the panel at the right rear of the vehicle. The white/yellow wire (terminal 10) goes to the right rear lamp and the dark green/orange wire (terminal 9) goes to the left lamp. Now the good news. The rear electronic module gets the signal to turn the lamps on from the powertrain control module. Unless the fuse is bad, this may be more than you can deal with. Take it to Ford or another mechanic that understands the programming involved. Carl

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Q: What could cause the reverse - backup lights to not work and what fuse are they on in a Ford Windstar?
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