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Trying to locate the reverse switch & any help would be appreciated

It's a 2005 not a 2000 by the way!

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Hi you will find the switch usually on top of the gearbox/transmission near where the gear select linkage is located. Regards Jim...

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    Jackie Ball Apr 04, 2015

    Thanks so much for the quick reply. Is this a mechanics type job or an average DIY that my husband may be able to do? We are struggling on where the transmission is already!

  • jimcatherina Apr 04, 2015

    Hi Jackie if the switch is gone its a small job that shouldn't cost too much. If you can't find it I would advise you to get a mechanic to check it for you. He will be able to confirm the switch is gone. Hope this helps.

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    Jackie Ball Apr 04, 2015

    Thanks again ??



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