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My car was dead in the airport parkin lot after a 7 day trip. Called AAA and had it jumped. I now have a check engie light, R is illiminated when the headlights are turned on plus it shows the backup lights are inop, (not the case) and check engine light. Fault code is 1780 If driving the tach goes up 150 RPM.

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  • levistroud Nov 07, 2008



    My car wont start in the mornings.1993 camry, I have a new battery, and the alt tests ok. The R indicator light on dash used to come on when you hit thebrakes, and the N and D indicator lights dont work at all. And the rear light failure warning, and air bag lights wont shut off.Plus the reverse lights wont work even with new bulbs. It had a real bad drain on the battery when I bought it but I had a new stereo installed and it got alot better. I also ripped out the alarm system and that stopped the R light from comming on when you hit the brakes. Also the trunk lid leaks down ito the backup light cavity wich probbly dosent help.

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This code is related to a malfunction with the park neutral position switch, it's located on the transmission near the radiator directly behind the shift selector lever, it has a large connector with a lot of wires, at times the connectors can get corrosion on the inside, try removing the connector and check for any corrosion and clean the connectors on both the switch and the wire harness side, if that is not the case the switch should be replaced. This switch will cause a no crank condition/no start

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