Honda Accord: Back-up Light Switch Test - Manual Transmission - Transaxle - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Back-up Light Switch Test

1. Disconnect the back-up light switch 2P connector (A).

2. Check for continuity between back-up light switch 2P


2. Check for continuity between back-up light switch 2P connector terminals No. 1 and No. 2. There should be continuity only when the shift lever is in reverse.

- If there is continuity, go to step 5.

- If there is no continuity, go to step 3.

BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH 2P CONNECTOR

Terminal side of male terminals


Terminal side of male terminals

3. Remove the back-up light switch (A). Check for continuity between back-up light switch 2P connector terminals No. 1 and No. 2. There should be continuity when the switch end (B) is pressed, and no continuity when the switch end is released.

- If there is continuity, check the reverse shift mechanism in the transmission.

- If there is no continuity, replace the back-up light switch.

BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH 2P CONNECTOR


BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH 2P CONNECTOR

Terminal side of male terminals


Terminal side of male terminals

4. Apply liquid gasket (P/N 08717-0004, 08718-0001, 08718-0012,08718-0003, or 08718-0009) to the threads of the back-up light switch, and install it on the transmission housing.

5. Connect the back-up light switch 2P connector.

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