How do I get my backup lights to work?

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Asked by Jun 23, 2013 at 11:40 AM about the 1999 Hyundai Elantra GLS Sedan FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have replaced the bulbs and fuse. They still won't work. Anybody got an answer?

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Since you already replaced the bulbs and fuse, it's probably a bad switch. Most Hyundai's they are on the top of the transmission

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Does location matter whether standard or automatic? Mine is standard

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Oh, yep it probably will matter. That is automatic. There I go assuming again..when will learn......I will try and find out

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The connection switch is fitted to the gearbox. it is the only switch on the gearbox with two wires coming out of it. I pulled up the part and it looks just like that one

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When I say 'two wires' those are the ones that plug in to that switch

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I appreciate the help. I have spent 2 hours online looking. :-(. I would figure gear box is under car? Got to do oil change so will look then. Never had to look for gear box

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Cool thanks!!

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if it aint the switch it could be the wiring itself.

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Thanks Rebekah! It was the back up light switch. I replaced it and they work. Not a cheap part though.

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