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Manual transmission switches and sensors

Discussion in 'VW Mk4 Jetta, Golf, New Beetle, Passat TDI forum' started by Gbcooper, Feb 20, 2011.

  1. Gbcooper

    Gbcooper New Member

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    2003 jetta tdi
    Intro post: 03 jetta tdi.
    I noticed that I don't have reverse lights so I am suspecting that I need to change out the sensor on the manual transmission. While inspecting the location I noticed another switch / sensor on the transmission from the bottom right above the starter. It has two wires one pulled out.
    What is it?
    is there a harness clip somewhere up wire?
    Where is the best place on line to find the revesse switch?

    Thank you
    Gordon
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  2. chittychittybangbang

    chittychittybangbang Administrator

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    Pics of the broken wiring there are a lot of wires there? It could have rubbed through. Only thing I can think of is the starter wiring.

    Also post moved to mk4 section.
  3. grizzly

    grizzly New Member

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    Well if you found some wires pulled out, are they for the reverse light sensor? The reverse light sensor is the one that is on the shifter linkage.

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