Reverse lights not coming on. reverse light 2001 l4-2.2l ...

Q: Reverse lights not coming on.

asked by on January 13, 2016

Both of my reverse lights are not working. I changed them both and checked the fuse, but they are still not working. It could be the reverse light switch.

The reverse light switch is powered by the meter fuse and when you put it in reverse the power is sent to the rear reverse lights. The rear light socket would have to be tested to see if power is getting to the bulbs or not and the circuit would have to be traced by a mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic. Then the circuit could be followed and the problem could be found.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Car shakes past 70 mph, but only when given gas

Faulty motor mounts are a possibility but suspension faults, such as worn struts, can also cause shaking at high speed. If the problem is suspension related, it may occur during acceleration versus coasting because during acceleration the suspension geometry (running...

Rough idling misfire & a thumping sound from the front of engine

Hello. It sounds like your cam timing may still be off or there may be another issue. I would typically do a compression test first. If the compression is low on only a couple of cylinders, then you have an...

08 camry hybrid. Hybrid battery seems to test ok, I removed the entire pack and load tested each cell, but i still get dash light

Hi there. Typically when a warning light is illuminated on the dash, it is due to an error code being created and stored in the ECU. In most cases, in order for the error light to go away, it needs...

Related articles

How to Replace a Front Axle Engagement Switch on Most Cars
The switch that engages the front axle fails when it gets stuck, does not activate the four-wheel drive, or is difficult to engage.
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Rock Climber
If If you’re a rock climber, you want a vehicle that gets you where you need to go, even if the terrain gets rough. You may be living out of your vehicle at times, so you also want a rig...
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Thermo Coolant Fan Switch
Common signs include engine overheating, the Check Engine Light coming on, and a broken or shorter signal wire.