Where is the switch for the back up lights on tranny


Asked by Dec 07, 2011 at 02:06 PM about the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

our car has no back up lights ne more a dn the bulbs are still good well there new accually and we were wondering how to get therm to work without putting a toggle switch on the wires

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reverse light switch is included in the park/neutral position switch on top of the trans if automatic trans. the input wire to pnp switch is pink and is fused from b/u - turn fuse and when in reverse the output is lt green to lights if manual it is a switch on trans by itself same wiring as auto

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alright ill try that and thanx tom and the car is manual


i had the same proplem on my 03 cavalier manual

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so it was a fuse fot the tranny??


was the switch it self


what does a switch cost??

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i think it was like 25 30 bucks or something id check it first with a meter see if it is switch i dont replace anything unless it is bad


I fixed this on my 2000 Cavalier 5 speed last night. On a manual transmission 2.2 5 speed Cavalier the back up light switch is near the left front axle driveshaft. Take off the left front wheel. Behind a splash guard, above and forward of the driveshaft is the switch. Its wires point to the rear. Press a tab on the plastic wire connector and pull it off to the rear. A 19mm medium well socket fits the switch. An impact type deep socket is too big to fit because of brake lines below the ABS modulator. The part cost $20 at O'reilly, lifetime warranty, in stock on the shelf, means this switch breaks a lot and they sell enough to keep them stocked.

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