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Both reverse lights donot work.Is there a switch that could be bad, and if so where is it located at

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If you've checked both light bulbs and they are good, then you are looking for the neutral safety switch. It's connected to the shift lever mechanism somewhere (sorry, I can't say where because I've never looked inside one of these vehicles, much less worked on one).

On automatic transmission models, the neutral safety switch is supposed to keep the starter from running unless in Park or Neutral, as well as turn on the reverse lights in Reverse.

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