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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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1978 ford f-150. I put the truck in reverse and no back up

Customer Question

JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 1978 ford f-150
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: 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.
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: back up lights
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no, this is the second time ive done this, where is my answer

Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month 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

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Customer: replied 1 month 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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Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month 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

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

maybe u can send vin later

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 month ago.

You are very welcome :)

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