Volkswagen Cars 2000-05

Back-up Light Switch

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the electrical connector.
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  5. Unscrew the switch using a wrench to break it loose.
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  7. Remove the back up light switch from the housing.
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  9. Keep the O-ring.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  1. Clean the area surrounding the switch on the side of the transmission as necessary.
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  3. Disconnect the switch electrical connector at the side of the transmission.
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  5. Remove the switch from the transmission by turning it counterclockwise.
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  7. Installation is in reverse order of removal making sure to install the switch with a new seal if so equipped.
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NOTE
To test the back-up light circuit remove the electrical connector at the switch and install a fused jumper wire between the two electrical terminals, turn the ignition switch to the on position and the back-up lights should operate.



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Fig. Press the retaining clip in and release the electrical connector from the back-up light switch

 
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