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When I shift to Reverse my reverse lights wont work.

I noticed that when I shift into reverse my back up lights wont come on. My brakes lights and turn signal lights all work. Except my reverse lights. I checked the fuses in the cab and all were good and I looked in the fuse box in the engine compartment but did not know what I was looking for. I need some help here. I have a 2004 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab Pickup and my reverse lights aren't coming on when I backup. I checked all of the fuses and even purchased a fuse tester, but they looked fine. I changed one of the bulbs, just to see if all the bulbs just happened to go out at once, but that didn't resolve the issue.

Could this be something with the electrical connection in the stick shift? Am I missing something?

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  • Trtala May 12, 2009

    ok i have a 1989 ford xlt the motor is a 300 6 cylinder and my tail lights work and my brake lights work but my reverse lights wont work and im wondering if the park neutral switch has to do something bout it bc its not hooked up but when i hook it up it still doesnt work. i need help big time.

  • David Johnson
    David Johnson May 11, 2010

    You have a reverse light switch located somewhere, generally on the transmission of most cars at the shift linkage, I wish I could help more but not familiar with your exact model.

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Buy a auto repair manual for your respective truck, or go to the Nissan dealer and ask a tech to show you where the actuator switch is located, and replace that switch. That is the only thing left to replace. That should fix it. Also you could use an Ohm meter to check the switch to see if it is bad. Also check for a broken wire when you remove the actuator switch.
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The reversal light switch is bad and has to be replaced. It's situated on the transmission just below the gear lever and is difficult to get at. The transmission will have to be dropped halfway for access. You will have to let a mechanic handle it if you don't have the necessary tools. NB manual transmission.

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