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1997 Dodge Caravan "Back Up" Lights Do Not Come On

My 1997 Dodge Caravan's "backup lights" do not come on when I put vehicle into reverse. Tail lights come on, as well as headlights and license plate light. Any suggestions on what could be wrong?

Is there a recall one this? I took vehicle to one shop and they could not fix problem.

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  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    I have a reverse light problem as well, everything else works. I've changed the park switch, 10 amp fuse and also the bulbs. What else can I check.

  • Yo Mo Feb 17, 2009

    I changed the park/safety switch, reverse bulbs and the 10 amp fuse, but neither solved the problem. what else shall I check and its location.

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    brake lights dont work

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Hello
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Check the reverse light switch located on the transmission. It is located by the shift lever housing on the transmission.
also there is a 10 amp fuse in your power distribution center for this too.
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