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2006 3500 back up lights inop

2006 3500 Cummins, back up lights do not work, no 12 vdc to center pin of trailer connection either, can't find fuse for this, any ideas out there?

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  • wanaski Nov 11, 2008

    I have no reverse lights on truck or trailer jack. all fuses good. I suspect switch on tranny but where is it ?

  • ndouglasmcl Nov 16, 2008

    Thank you Nascar2fever, it did end up being the TIPM, replaced while in northern Indiana.

  • Anonymous Dec 23, 2008

    2006 dodge .3500 tail lights and turn signal on camper will not work all fuses are good

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If it is a standard truck there might be a problem with the back up light switch wich is mounted on the passenger side directly on the transmission. To make sure that that is the problem, you can pull of the 2 wire plug and put your truck in reverse and jump the two wires. You will also need to turn your key but not start your engine. If your reverse lights turn on you know it is the switch on the transmission. Good luck!

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I cant be 100% sure but the likely problem is the totally intergrated power module....ie the main fuse block under the hood

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