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    Reversing lights not working

    I have an Astra 1.6 Club and the reversing lights stopped working the other day. The bulbs are ok, so I fitted a new reversing switch on the gearbox, they still don't work. There isn't a fuse marked for reversing lights in the manual, do they have a seperate fuse ? What else can I do to fix the problem ?

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    Fuse 29 does your reverse lights but i'd be surprised if this is blown as it also does your indicators

    Short out the switch with the ignition on and see if the lights work
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    Cheers Sparks, how do I short the switch ?

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    Unplug it and use a piece of wire/ split pin/ hair clip to join the two terminals together
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    Tried that and lights still don't come on.

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    Ok have you tested for live going into it?
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    How do I do that ?

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    With a volt meter
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