Question about 1998 Lexus ES 300
Hi, the reverse lights run threw the neutral safty switch.It may be out of adjustment,have a bad gromet on the shift cable or the switch is bad.It is located on the transmission under the shifter cable.Testing the switch. Turn the ignition to the on poss.with the gear selector start in the park poss. move threw rev.to neutral and watch for the lights to come on if thay come on adj.the switch or replace the gromet.If lights don,t come on,replace the neutral safty switch. Hope this helps. Thank You for using fixya.......iluv2fish..Ray...
Posted on Jul 14, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Not sure what transmssion you have but basically it goes from fuse on P/O wire to either the MLP switch on automatic or just a backup lamp switch on manual and leaves the switch on BK/PK wire to the bulbs. Should be easy to trace with a 12v test light.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
On the side of your transmission will be a switch with several wires coming out of it. This is your reverse switch that turns on your reverse lights and most likely needs to be replaced
Posted on Oct 01, 2009
Hello! Back-up lights are controlled by a relay. Under hood is the "Power Distribution Box"; Open hinged lid and locate back-up lights relay. Remove and replace. You may notice that relay is melted; They are well known for this.
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Posted on Dec 10, 2009
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