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No reverse lights

When i shift into reverse the reverse lights dont come on and i got a ticket from a cop cause of it any help would b grest .. by the way the bulbs both test good

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  • kevin carpenter May 11, 2010

    is the back up lamp fuse good

  • Toyota Ed May 11, 2010

    I would suspect the Park/Neutral switch on the side of the transmission.

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Check for burned fuse first, then try having someone stand behind car as you move shifter through all the gears slowly too see if back-up lights flick on & off at all during. Move it back & forth from reverse to neutral & drive a couple of times too, real slow & watch for back-ups to light momentarily.

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