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Problem light indicator

I've got a 97 Camry. The warning light indicating reverse lights are out AND the "R" light on my dash come on simultaneously when I turn on my headlights. I've tried replacing the back-up lights but the warning lights still persist.

Any ideas as to what else this could be? The "Check Engine" light also simultaneously comes on periodically...could this be related in some way?

I've only got 65,000 miles on it...

Thanks.

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  • 97camryle Apr 24, 2009

    I've got the exact same problem with the check engine light, the backup white lights ONLY (brake lights/blinkers work fine), and the "R" light staying on. I just loaded a beastly comforter in my trunk because I was moving, and it pushed against the top of the trunk--but it's a blanket and I didn't think anything of it. Now I'm thinking it caused some damage to the wiring on the top of the trunk. I plan on checking those wires out asap. Tell me if this helps!

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Thats indicating that a tail light is out not a back up light. You will need to check those rear lights closer.Your check engine light will need to be checked with a scanner for the codes and go from there.I don't think one has anything to do with the other. Hope this helps, Thanks ,Dan

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