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Change back-up light switch, how?

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  • pdooley6 Oct 20, 2008

    I finally found it; on automatic Yukons, the back-up light switch is monted on the top of steering column, close to the fire wall.



    Hard to access and seems impossible to remove. Hard to see. Still to be removed.

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Trans beside the shifting mechanism, when you have a buddy shift it into reverse you can see where the switch is

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