Asked in Headlights Tail and Brake Lights
Why do your reverse lights remain on with the tail lights?
Either the switch that turns the backup lights on is out of adjustment, or has failed in the on position. ...
Asked in Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
What activates backup lights on 1997 wrangler?
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. ...
Asked in Dodge Dakota, Dodge Ram
Where is the backup light switch on a 1998 Dodge Dakota. My backup lights come on between neutral and reverse?
The backup light switch is mounted on the transmission casing.
How do you change the fuse in the 1996 Mercury Sable for the reverse lights?
According to page 112 of the Owners Manual, fuse #6 covers the reverse/backup lights. See "Related Questions" below for more ...
Asked in American Cars, Car Electronics and Lights, Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Light Bulbs and Artificial Lighting
Backup lights do not light up I have changed the bulbs and the backup lights still don't light up when the car is in reverse Does anyone know how to fix it?
Did you recently change or install something in your car like a stereo or GPS? ...
Asked in Chevy Camaro
Back up lights won't work in 67 Camaro?
The backup lights on a 67 Camaro won't work if the bulbs have burned out of the shifter is misaligned. The lights come on automatically when put in reverse and will not function properly unless the shifter triggers the reverse sensor. ...
What would cause the fuse for the brake lights to blow every time you put the car in drive?
Check the circuitry to the backup lights. The same fused circuit is probably used for both brake lights and backup lights. As you go past Reverse, the backup light probably is turned on briefly, causing the fuse to blow. It's just a thought, but I'd think it worth checking. ...
Asked in Nissan Sentra
What could be wrong if the battery light stays on after installing a new battery and alternator in a 1994 Nissan Sentra XE?
In the 1988 Nissan the alternator, instrument panel, and backup lights shared a fuse. Before changing a fuse see if the backup lights work (have someone watch when you are in reverse). If the neutral start/backup light switch is broken internally, it can be blowing the fuse when you put the car in reverse. ...
Both backup lights on my 2001 Volkswagon Jetta GL do not work I replaced the bulbs How do I figure out which fuse is for the backup lights?
Had the same problem with my GL. What I've heard is the back up blade in the shifting fork slips or falls out of line causing no contact when you shift into reverse. They have to replace reconnect thru transmission. 5 years without backup lights. ...
Should backup alarm be wired with the backup lights on a bobcat skid steer?
Yes. A Bobcat skid loader does not have backup lights, it has driving lights and worklights in the rear. The backup alarm is wired to 2 switches under the seat the work off the steering levers, when you put the levers in reverse it activates the switches aqnd the alarm kicks on, assuming of course the the horn on the back door of the machine is functioning ...
Asked in American Cars
What year car had the first backup lights?
I remember early 50's as an option. 50's Ford products worked a little differently than GM and Chrysler. Ford products reverse lights were connected to the parking/headlights. The lights had to be on and the transmission placed in reverse for them to operate. ...
What causes car to cut off in reverse?
You have a short circuit between the backup light switch and ground. VWs are infamous for this because the power for the backup lights comes off the side of the ignition coil. When you stick the car in reverse, it grounds the coil and the engine dies. ...
Asked in Pontiac Sunfire
How do you change the back-up lights on a Pontiac Sunfire?
You can access the backup light on your Pontiac from the trunk compartment. Remove the backup light cover. Take hold of the backup light connector, push in and turn at the same time. Do the same with the backup lightbulb. Reverse the process to install the new lightbulb. ...
Asked in Auto Parts and Repairs, Headlights Tail and Brake Lights, Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited, Toyota Camry
How can you tell if your 1963 corvette has backup lights?
It doesn't have any. The only C2 (1963-1967) with backup lights is the '67. ...
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. ...
Asked in Buick Park Avenue, How To
How to check backup lights working on 1999 park avenue?
get a friend to check them when u have the can in reverse.. or dont start the car and put it in revers and check them urself ...
Asked in Ford E-350 Van
What fuse does the reverse lights on 98 Ford E350?
Fuse 12 - a 15V. I have a 150 wagon. Couldn't find the listing in the owner's manual, but I have an OEM shop manual and it listed fuse # 12 as the backup lights. ...
Asked in Miscellaneous Vehicles, Suzuki Samurai
How do you wire your 87 samurai backup lights bypassing the backup light transmission mounted switch?
You would have to literally run a wire from the battery through a fuse and then to a toggle switch and then on to the backup lights, this will only function when the switch is on and will have nothing to do with the transmission being in reverse. This is essentially the same as putting a toggle switch across the transmission mounted switch (assuming the transmission switch is not shorted). ...
When I signal left the right backup light blinks why?
Does the turn signal also blink? If so, you have two wires touching. What happens when you put the vehicle in reverse and the backup light is supposed to come on? If the turn signal lights up and the backup light doesn't, you have the bulbs in the wrong socket. ...