Date: 15 Jan 2006 16:26:38 -0800
From: "SmaartAasSaabr" <smaartaassaabrnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: Backup lights stopped working


James Sweet wrote: > Grunff wrote: > > wemic wrote: > > > >> I was afraid of that after I posted. Is it a difficult fix? > > > > > > It's not on the gearbox, the switch is on the side of the gear lever > > casing. And it's very unlikely that the wires have come off. Either the > > switch has failed, or the plunger has worn down. > > > > You can access it by removing the centre console. The procedure for > > doing this has been written up here a few times before. If it's your > > first time, allow 2-3 hours. > > > > > > > Really? I could swear I saw it down there on the side of the gearbox, > but then maybe I'm just remembering wrong. I know my Volvos have it on > the gearbox, in a very difficult place to reach it too. That would be the 5th gear switch, which turns off the "Shift Up" light on US market cars?

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