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Could any one help me my reverse lights do not work.? Is there a wire or switch that is not working. I have the console taken apart and can not locate one. Plus my break light is constantly on. My emergency break had the cable pull away from the handle. Please give me any information please. Thank You Jon
 
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Ya know what John, I had the same problem for about two years, (hand me the Doofus) checking every circuit and wire untill I discovered that by some coincidence BOTH bulbs were burned out!
They're two terminaled, single filimented , hard to come by bulbs, and I can see why people could overlook replacing them. Check your ground also.
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Ya know what I haven't checked them but it will be done first thing. I hope that is all it is even though I will feel stupid. Thank you Jon
 
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There should be a switch on the side of your trany. It looks like a sending unit. As for the brake lites being on, it sounds like either the switch on the brake pedal or you have a ground or short problem. Is your parking brake cables seized?? this could be why.
 

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You may need to follow the power through the switch and back to the lights. A small wire loom (plug at the top of the firewall) travels from the power source to the neutral saftey switch (if you have an automatic) or to the back uop switch (if you have a manual) then back to the same plug and back into the passenger compartment

The neutral safety switch is on the drivers side of the trans at the shifter arm connection and the backup light switch will be connected to the shifter base.

DOES not look like any sending unit I've ever seen ;)

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One obscure thing to check: The small wire pigtail that feeds the light right next to the shifter often has been pinched or shorted out. Get a voltmeter or circuit tester to see if you have a short in that area. We had one on my son's 68 GT and never found it. We finally had our mechanic troubleshoot the electrical system and he found it after about half a day of chasing wires.

Good luck.

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