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1978 ford f-150. I put the truck in reverse and no back up…

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1978 ford f-150

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I put the truck in reverse and no back up lights came on. Truck will not start. Drove it to work, it sat all day came out and nothing, battery is good.

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

Back up lights

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, this is the second time ive done this, where is my answer

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 11 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 11 months ago

what is your vin #

is that a manual or auto and engine size please so i can look it up and give you correct info

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Don't have the vin # because I am home now been on this for 2 hours.
It is an automatic
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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 11 months ago

ok i think there a transmission range sensor tell it what gear it is in , if bad ,u be in park on shifter but it is in reverse at trans

can you check the shifter to trans connection

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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 11 months ago

maybe u can send vin later

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Ford Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 11 months ago

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