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Old 05-04-2009, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default Sti reverse lights staying on in every gear

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tranny was dropped and reinstalled

reverse lights workin every gear, but they go off in neutral.
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:33 PM   #2
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open the trunk and move/swap around the reverse and brake bulbs...you should have enough play without having to cut or adjust the harnesses
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Old 05-04-2009, 11:41 PM   #3
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The wiring for the neutral and reverse switches on the trans may have been swapped when it was reinstalled. I'm not even certain this is possible with the connectors and switch locations but the symptoms point to it.
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Old 05-06-2009, 12:31 AM   #4
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Either that, or you have a bad reverse light switch. Check into both and I bet one will be your problem.
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Old 06-16-2009, 04:36 PM   #5
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any word on this?

I'm having the same problem after I had some synchros replaced...I checked all the connectors on top of the tranny, all of them are connected, and you can't connect them to the wrong ones. Is it possible the switches were installed incorrectly on the tranny?
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:01 PM   #6
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I think that it is possible I think thats what was up with ours. I could be wrong. I mean yeah the connectors go white to white and black to black
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:19 PM   #7
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there is 2 connectors that go into the tranny one white one black. switch them around they were put into the wrong holes.
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Old 06-16-2009, 10:58 PM   #8
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awesome! thanks for the confirmation guys.

now, I should have room to do this without having to drop the tranny again, right?

it'll be good to get this back to normal, I think it was keeping my UTEC's launch control/flat shift limiter from working like it should!
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Old 06-17-2009, 12:46 AM   #9
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Yeah u shouldnt have to drop the tranny.
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Old 06-17-2009, 12:50 AM   #10
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Yeah u shouldnt have to drop the tranny.
You, sir, are correct. Just did it in about 10 mins

but...launch control/flat shift limiter still not working right...hmmm. guess it's time to talk to TXS
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