The first generation Honda CRV, produced from 1995 to 2001.

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Why my reverse (backlight) won't work?

When putting my 1999 Honda CRV in reverse no (R) display light on dash and rear lights don't work. I changed rear bulbs still don't work!

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Kevin, is it standard or automatic?

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It's automatic!

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There is a switch on the column if its an automatic that you may need to change to get it to work again If its a standard then its a little more involved. You need to go under the vehicle and find the shift linkage and then look for the switch there. Hope this helps

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Where is the switch at, and how do I get to the switch on the column?

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The switch for your Honda is on the transmission housing, nowhere near the column.

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Kevin start off by checking the under dash fuse relay box fuse #19. Make sure it is still intact. After that you want to check the Back-Up light switch, which is located on the transmission housing. Disconnect the connectors from the switch. Use a multimeter and check for continuity between contact 1 and contact 2. there should only be continuity between those points when your gear selector is in "R". If it is not, replace it.

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I haven't change the part yet, maybe you could send a picture of this part on a CRV so I will know its location! Thanks

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