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Reversing lights wont stay on when selecting reverse if you keep hold off gear lever they stay on if you let go but car is still in reverse lights go off tried new switch but has,nt worked

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    I think it must be the sensor in the gearbox - I have the same problem, I checked the bulbs, checked the fuse but all seemed ok, just need time to check the sensor now :-(

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Maybe sener on your gear box

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