Best Answer

The reverse light switch is stuck or defective.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2006-04-02 13:55:14
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why does your reverse lights stay on is it a sensor or other on your 2002 Montana has anyone ever had this problem?
Write your answer...
Sign up for more answers

Registered users can ask questions, leave comments, and earn points for submitting new answers.

Already have an account? Log in

Related questions

How do you fix the reverse lights on a 1999 Hyundai Accent when all other lights and fuses work but when you shift it in reverse you get no reverse lights?

The problem is the reverse light switch. It is located on the top of the transmission that should sloved your problem.

How do you fix the reverse lights on a 1987 Nissan Pathfinder when all the other lights and fuses work but when you shift in reverse you get no reverse lights?

Try bypassing the reverse light switch that plugs into the transmission. If your reverse lights come on, voila! Problem solved. Buy a new switch.

Reverse lights not working on a 99 Toyota Tacoma?

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.

99 Audi A4 reverse lights do not work on either side The bulbs are good and there are no blown fuses Brake lights and driving lights are fine What may be causing this?

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

Where is the reverse light switch on suzuki splash?

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

Fix reverse lights 240sx?

No problem, bring it in first thing in the morning and i will get right on it......

Where is the fuse located for the reverse lights?

Where is the fuse located for the reverse lights

How do you fix the reverse lights on a 1996 Plymouth Vorager when all other lights work but when you shift it in reverse you get no reverse lights?

Check your fuses

What causes reverse lights to stay on?

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.

How do you fix broken reverse lights on 1994 Chevrolet S-10 5 speed?

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.

When you put your 92 protege in reverse the back up lights do not come on anyone know how to fix it It is a manual trans and the light bulbs and fuses are good?

did you check the reverse switch on the trans ?

Why are my reverse lights not working in a 2001 Honda civic?

The bulb is probably dead or you have a blown fuse or other electrical problem.

My 2002 Chevy silverado duramax reverse lights won't turn on when I shift into reverse?

Try to replace the lights first. If they still don't work check the fuse. If that is good, it is most likely your back up light switch which is on the transmission(this is most likely your problem since both lights are out).

How do you fix the reverse lights on a 1974 Chevy Corvette when all the other lights anfd fuses work but when you shift in reverse you get no reverse lights?

the reverse light switch is either out of adjustment. or broken. new one should be fairly cheap

I have a 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 with a manual transmission. The backup light does not come on when I engage the transmission into reverse. Does anyone know how to fix it?

It's a matter of replacing the reverse position swith in the transmission. This switch tells the computer wheter it's in neutral, or reverse and when in reverse it triggers the reverse lights.

2001 Pontiac Montana The problem is when the car is running the lights are on Is there a way to turn off the sensor so that the lights don't come on or trick into thinking it is light outside?

Put your E brake on before you start start it this will slove your problem the lights will come on when you take the break off before driving

What color are reverse lights?


Why are the reverse lights not working on Chevy S10 after bulbs are changed and fuse is okay?

switch on the transmission which sends a signal to the reverse lights when shift is in reverse......... is shot. You need a mechanic.

Miata reverse lights does not work?

Try replacing the back-up light switch. It is located on the left side of the transmission. It is a common problem.

Why do your Jeep Cherokee reverse lights stay on?

Your reverse light, neutral safety switch has a problem, remove it ( right side trans ) and take it apart ( 2-300 bucks new ) clean it and adjust it.

Why would my back lights reverse lights an interior lights not be working but my head lights are?

The headlights are on a separate circuit. Check the fuses and if that's not the problem check the headlight switch. You may need to get into the vehicle and trace back the wire that provides power to the faulty circuit. Remember to not replace parts until you've found a real problem and you've been able to verify the problem through testing the part.

What are the back-up lights for cars?

"Back up lights" are the same as reverse lights. Lights that "turn on" when vehicle is put into reverse gear to illuminate the rear of the car so you can see when backing up.

Does the citreon saxo have 2 reverse light?

Yes it has two reverse lights

Where is the switch that turns on the reverse lights on a galaxy 2000 1.9tdi manual?

Hey I found it, Hooray, If anyone else wants to know where it is it's on top of the gearbox.

What is the color of car reverse lights?