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My car is a mazda 3 2006 I am unable to get it into reverse

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Hi Gary my car is a mazda 3 2006 I am unable to get it into reverse sometimes if I tread really hard on the brake it will move and sometimes if I push the button on the gearbox it will move
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mazda
Expert:  Gary replied 2 years ago.

Hi there,

A very common problem with lots of cars.

Can you check your brake lights come on with about 2-3mm of brake pedal travel.

If they come on too late, then your brake light switch is faulty or has come out of adjustment.

Can you check this for me, and supply any other info you have noticed?