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I have a 1997 Subaru Outback Legacy and the reverse lights do not work. Everything else works in term of lights on the car so starting point to fix would be of help. Thanks.

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  • Rory Cary Mar 13, 2011

    Yes. No reverse lights. It is a manual transmission. If the fuse is checked and is "ok" where and how do I check or change the "reverse light switch", The Cig lighter is Ok. Thanks.

  • Rory Cary Mar 13, 2011

    Hi. It is a manual transmission. Where is the reverse light switch? The fuse is fine and the bulbs are fine. Thanks.

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Hi,
This will be one of the following problems: 1. The reverse light fuse has blown so check the fuse. 2. The reverse switch in the gearbox is faulty, so test and replace if it is. 3. Wiring circuit to the reverse lights or power supply to the switch is broken so you will need to check for these 2 symptoms.
Let me know if you need more help.
Thanks
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Hi, are you saying the reverse lights don't work? If that is the case you would also need to check the output from the inhibitor switch on a automatic car and the reverse light switch on a manual Trans car. As far as the cig lighter you would need to see if it has power to it. Out of curiosity are you checking the fuses with a test light? It can be easy to miss a bad fuse if you rely on the eyeball alone.

Posted on Mar 13, 2011

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    You need the service of an Auto mechanic to check it out and replace if possible...

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