Re: [DML] Reverse lights
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Re: [DML] Reverse lights

Andy, the switch is just that - a switch. You need to test continuity 
with the tranny in reverse. See if your meter bleeps when you touch both 
pins. There is an in-line two-pin connector in the engine bay where the 
reverse light loom attaches to the main engine loom, and there's also 
the multi-way under the coil cover to check.

Interestingly I have swapped out a fair few failed switches in my time. 
I was told categorically that the GTA reverse light switch "never 
fails". Wierd, seeing as it's the same switch in the same place (rear 


Soma576@xxxxxxx wrote:

> Hey Group,
> I am not very good at troubleshooting electrical problems so I thought I
> would see if anyone else has had this problem.
> My reverse lamps stopped working. Of course the first thing I did was 
> check
> the fuse - still good. I checked the bulbs - they looked good but I 
> swapped
> them with the brake lamps (both are 1156's) and still no go. I jacked up
> the rear end and checked the reverse switch on the MT. My meter shows 
> +12 on
> the switch spades when the wires are attached to them and the car is in
> reverse. I removed the female spades, cleaned the terminals, pinched 
> them with
> pliers, and put them back on. Still no reverse lamps.
> Any ideas?
> Andy
> Fargo, ND
> 1982 DeLorean DMC12 VIN 11596
> ************************************** See what's free at 
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