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reverse lights wont work, fuses good, nss tested good

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reverse lights wont work, fuses good, nss tested good
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Jeep
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Jeep Mechanic: Mark, 22 Year Factory trained technician replied 8 years ago
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Mark :

How did you test the nss....... and do you have power coming out of it when the trans is in reverse?

Customer:

i removed it, checked continuity on both on an off positions (continuity when ball/switch is depressed) installed in jeep put in reverse checked continuity again and it was there and one when not in reverse.

Mark :

Ok, so is there voltage going into and out of the switch on these wires when it is connected to the wire harness?

Customer:

are you there?

Customer:

i dont know where i should test that or what the readings should be

Customer:

are these messages getting through?

Customer:

this site sucks

Mark :

I'll pass your comments on....thx.

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hi, can you give me some more info ,like the model and the 8th digit of the vin code or the size of the motor please....guy
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