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Reverse light problems.

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Old 10-01-2011, 02:33 PM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2011
Vehicle: 1989 5.0 LX
Location: CA
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Default Reverse light problems.

I bought a 89 LX 5.0 that had been originally stick was converted into auto (i know). Having issues with whoever hooked it up. My reverse lights were not working so I checked the bulbs and they were missing. Put new ones in and the lights stay on as soon as the car is on.
Upon research I have a neutral saftey/backup light switch on the auto trans, but for manual it is two different switches.
The switch on the trans is not hooked up. now on a manual there is no neutral saftey switch, just the clutch switch, that must be jumped because car can start in D.
Baffled because on a manual the back up light switch actually plugs into the side of the tranny, I cant find the wires that should be for the back up switch, I assume the are looped also making it think it is always in reverse.
Anyone know what color wires I should be looking for, for the back up light to or off the trans?
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