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Re: backup lights funky (archive)

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Posted by CFL on October 03, 2000 at 07:04:12:

In Reply to: backup lights funky posted by Andrew Virata on October 02, 2000 at 22:42:26:

Hey folks, when I put my 90 M3 into reverse and back up the driveway at night, I notice its very dark.
I was wondering if there is any specific switch or something I can replace to fix this problem.
I looked from outside the car once and the white lenses light up but with no real brightness.

Most likely it is the backup light switch. The bad news is that it is attached to the transmission. It's on the left side towards the top front of the tranny, you need to have smallish hands to reach it. I can't remember what the socket size was, 19mm? or so. Simply replacement but it can be a pain in the *ss unless you do it on a lift.

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