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Back up warning system keeps turning off

Our backup warning system stopped working. It can be turned back on using the button in the cab but when it's put into reverse it goes off and does not work.

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  • the_langerma Sep 25, 2009

    Can that be done at a Firestone shop or better going to the dealer?

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It will need to be scanned, sound like one of your sensors isn't working, a scan should tell which one.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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  • Philip Armitage Sep 25, 2009

    I would suggest you ask a few mechanics for their ideas, and ask if there is any automotive electrical shop in your area they would recommend. I would say come on into our shop if you lived in Oshawa Ontario. but most mechanics will know someone in your area. dealer would be able to fix of course but hard on the wallet.

  • Philip Armitage Sep 25, 2009

    I am not familiar with Firestone. but all you have to do is ask if they can scan your device and if they are comfortable with removing rear bumper and replacing the damaged sensor. just note these sensors are not cheap to buy. they can cost upto $180 each plus labour

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