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No Backup lights when in Reverse

The back up lights are not working on my 04' Jeep Cherokee. The bulbs work and the fuses are in good shape. have read something about a Nuetral switch on the Transmission. Went to the parts store its $100 part. Dont want to invest in that unless im sure its the problem. Any suggestions on how to narrow it down or see if this switch is working

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The part you are referring to is the range selector switch, it is on the side of the trans where the gear selector arm comes out of the trans, it moves with the shaft the arm is attached to and tells the system what gear you are in as well as turning on the backup lights when reverse is selected. You don't say what engine but I show that if you have a V8 or V6 the switch is $225.00

STANDARD MOTOR PRODUCTS Part # NS113 No Backup lights when in Reverse - moreinfo.gif {NEUTRAL SAFETY/BACK-UP LIGHT SW.}
AWD; with 4 Speed A.T.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Additionally check the reverse switch and its wiring/connectors. The reverse switch is located at the transmission. This is also part of the neutral start switch assembly. This page would give you additional insight.

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