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Old 11-20-2007, 05:22 AM   #1
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05 ZX3 5spd Reverse lights INOP

Someone recently pointed out to my reverse lights are INOP. So I checked the bulbs & Fuse both are good. All of my other lights are in working order. Anyone got any advise?


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how did you check to see if your bulbs are good?

i would suspect the reverse light switch, usually its around the shifter... its a small switch that completes a light circuit when the shifter is in reverse... but im not sure where its at.
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Switch is located on the gearbox at the front side, as far as I remember.
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if your comfortable with taking your console apart, this shouldnt be that bad for ya. but if not its under 3yr 36k warranty. let the stealership take care of your woes.
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