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2011 chevy sil 4x4 no reverse lights, reverse back up

Customer Question

2011 chevy sil 4x4 no reverse lights
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: reverse back up lights
JA: What is the model of your '11 Chevy?
Customer: 1500 4X4 4. 4.8
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: checked all fuses if we put power to #15 fuse
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: we can light the reverse lights up
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 month ago.

have you checked the reverse light switch

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
if we put power to fuse 15 in the under hood fuse panel lights will turn on
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 month ago.

and there is no voltage to the fuse 15 unless you provide the power to it

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
that is correct
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 month ago.

ok let me look up a wiring diagram so if we can track the problem down give me about 10 minutes and i will be back with you

Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 month ago.

check the wire going to the fuse box to fuse 15 see if has power to it keep in mind it should only have power if the vehicle is in reverse

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
the wire has no power going 15
Expert:  cloe0626 replied 1 month ago.

you need to trace the wire back and find where it is getting power at you have a short in the wire