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My reverse lights dont work on my 1986 nissan pick-up. I changed the bulbs and nothin. Checked the voltage and only have .5 volts. my running lights have 11.6 volts

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There is a switch either on the transmission that is activated when you shift into reverse. Either the switch is bad or the wiring to the switch is broken or disconnected. If you have a manual transmission, this is probably the only switch with wires. If you have an automatic, there may be more than one, so you'll have to check as many as you find.

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Look for a short in the wire running back along the frame. It most likely has chafed through or been partly cut.

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