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I have a 2005 vw passat and my parking lights went out.

I have a 2005 vw passat. my parking lights went out. all the fuses are ok. the turn signals,brake lights,head lights and reverse lights all work fine, but not the parking lights. i check the bulbs and both filaments look good in all 4 bulbs. what else should i look into? Where is the reverse gear switch located? Need pictures.... disconnect the reverse gear switch located at the gearbox. It's a two pin Connector with two wires, one of them is BROWN, and th other BROWN with BLUE stripe along. Make a short connection between those two wires, easiest way is to do it by usin simple paper clip. Turn the ignition IGN to ON position. and check the reverse lights. If Lights are on, than you need to replace the switch that you just disconnected as it's faulty.

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disconnect the reverse gear switch located at the gearbox. It's a two pin Connector with two wires, one of them is BROWN, and th other BROWN with BLUE stripe along. Make a short connection between those two wires, easiest way is to do it by usin simple paper clip. Turn the ignition IGN to ON position. and check the reverse lights. If Lights are on, than you need to replace the switch that you just disconnected as it's faulty.

Update me about your progress and we'll solve this easily.

Good luck

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