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reverse lights on in all gears..what the?...*sorted*


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#1 LPGsuperchargedBrumby

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 05:41 AM

as the title says...my reverse lights have decided to turn on in all gears...but not if im in neutral:confused:...anyone else had this?
i had the reverse lights wired up so they worked with the wires on the new trans(FT D/R box)...and this they have done for the past month or so with no problems...until tonight when i put it into 1st and lit up the wall behind where i park.

where is the reverse switch on the FT4wd D/R 'box?....and what the hell would cause it to to turn on the reverse lights in all gears

cheers for any ideas

#2 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 05:47 AM

Sounds like it got wired to the neutral switch on the side of the trans... that one is grouned in every gear but open in neutral.

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Posted 26 September 2006 - 06:46 PM

+1 for GD

get out a multimeter or test light and try the different pins on the plug coming off the gearbox till you find the reverse switch wire, swap it over and will all be good

#4 LPGsuperchargedBrumby

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 01:16 AM

oh..i didn't know that manuals had a neutral switch...i shall bust my multi meter out and go forth and investigate....

#5 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 02:16 AM

Only some do - I think it's the AWD ones. The regular D/R doesn't have one however.

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#6 LPGsuperchargedBrumby

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Posted 27 September 2006 - 02:52 AM

thanks GD,your the man .....it was wired into the neutral switch:rolleyes:

found the right wires and now my reverse lights are all working as they're meant to:banana:

i detest autoelectrics:lol:




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