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Outback light issue

We checked the fuses with a test light, and the switches under the hood, and the socket at the rear of the car, but not in the shifter...my dad is NOT a wiring type of guy. This info is very helpful thank you VERY much...I am going to go test it now!!

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  • Carrie Comeau
    Carrie Comeau Jul 01, 2008

    Thanks so much for your help...

  • Carrie Comeau
    Carrie Comeau Jul 01, 2008

    280zlrv thank you so much for your guidance...its the switch on the tranny!! Its been a learning experiance for my dad and myself!! Happy Canada Day Eh!!

  • bones96 Jan 03, 2009

    looking for a diagram so i can adjust or replace the reversing light switch i no its on the gear box but i need pictures

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Http://carfiche.com/manuals023/cars/ try this link for now and see if you can download the manual for the subaru wrx i think this will give you a head start in finding switches and relays im th meantime ill do some research and try to find mor acurate manual thx good luck carrie

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  • james cox
    james cox Jul 01, 2008

    did you try link to get manual for subaru wrx it uses the same platform as ur outback you might need to download a program called winrar its similar to the win zip but winzip wont open it

    to get the winrar viewer go to www.winrarlabs.com and download the trial version most auto manuals are online in this format carrie

  • james cox
    james cox Jul 02, 2008

    does this mean that you and pa fixed the problem or does it mean that ur on your way to repairing the problem ? is there powe r to the switch on the transfer case ? should be somewhere around 12 volts to switch now when you **** into reverse it should make the switch sending power to reverse lights kay happy canada day to you 2 as well ehhhhhhhh thx for the fixit rating anytime ill helpyas out

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