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K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician
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2004 F150 FX4. Reverse went out in transmission thinking it

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2004 F150 FX4. Reverse went out in transmission thinking it may be the band. Would the reverse lights quit working also or would it be another problem
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Customer: 2004 F150 FX4. Reverse went out in transmission thinking it may be the band. Would the reverse lights quit working also or would it be another problem
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 1 year ago.
Hello, if the reverse lights are out as well as reverse itself then the transmission range sensor is most likely bad. I'll post information below on how to swap it out. If my answer has helped you, please help me by leaving a rating or accepting my answer so I may be credited. Rating or accepting my answer does not cost you extra. It allows me to be credited for my work. Follow ups concerning this are free even after you rate or accept.Thanks!

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