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    Ive checked bulbs and wiring and all is ok so i cant understand why theres no reverse lights coming on?? any info guys.


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    Bridge the switch and see if the lights come on. Its a 2 pin connector on the N/S of the gearbox about half way up. If you bridge it and the lights work you will need a new switch....
     
     

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    Ok will try this 2morw, if its the switch is it easy and cheap to fix?


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    Quote Originally Posted by wilts View Post
    Ok will try this 2morw, if its the switch is it easy and cheap to fix?
    A 19mm spanner IIRC and the switch is under a tenner from Gsf....
     
     

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    I think I need on of them. What's gsf?
    stanced vert OEM BABY! when verts go mad
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by kevinbmw318is View Post
    I think I need on of them. What's gsf?
    http://www.gsfcarparts.com/

     
     

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    +1 for what Steve said. I got mine for £6ish from dealers
     
     

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    Well i hope its the switch as it sounds simple, if its not the switch what else could it be?


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    Quote Originally Posted by wilts View Post
    Well i hope its the switch as it sounds simple, if its not the switch what else could it be?
    Dirty contacts on the bulbs or a fuse?
     
     

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    No mate have tried that. diff bulbs and contacts etc, so its all down on this switch on gearbox then.


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