The problem is the reverse light switch. It is located on the top of the transmission that should sloved your problem.
Try bypassing the reverse light switch that plugs into the transmission. If your reverse lights come on, voila! Problem solved. Buy a new switch.
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.
No problem, bring it in first thing in the morning and i will get right on it......
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
The reverse lights automatically come on as you put the car into reverse , if they are not coming on your most likely problem is the fuse or bulbs
Where is the fuse located for the reverse lights
Check your fuses
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.
The bulb is probably dead or you have a blown fuse or other electrical problem.
The most common problem is switch on side of transmission.(If bulbs and fuse are good) Another common problem with reverse lights is a faulty ground. Check for the black ground wire off the lights in the back. If the connection to the ground (body or frame) is rusted or broken repair it.
did you check the reverse switch on the trans ?