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Backup light switch location?

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Garyf
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Backup light switch location?

Need help locating the backup light switch. I have a 1966 fairlane 500, 289 w/ cruise-o-matic, shifter on the column (not floor shift). My service manual says it's on the lower part of the steering column. Does this mean in the engine compartment? I've not located anywhere on the column under the dash. My reverse lights no longer work and need to see if switch needs adjustment or replacement, but can't find it. Any help is appreciated.
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'66 Fairlane 500 Conv.
Red w/black interior and white top
289 V8 with 3-sp auto

Post Sun Jul 20, 2014 10:27 pm 
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Garyf
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Any help?
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'66 Fairlane 500 Conv.
Red w/black interior and white top
289 V8 with 3-sp auto

Post Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:16 pm 
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GerryProctor
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Location: San Antonio, Tx

It will be on the steering column in the engine compartment. It rests on a bracket right at the shift rod arm. This would be the location for a factory-original application and there will be wires running to it. If you don't see it there, look for a crescent-shaped object on the side of the transmission where the shift lever attaches.

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donwight
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reverse/ nuetral safety switch

all 66 automatic fairlanes I have seen had the switch at the trans selector shaft c4 and c6. the plugs are near the master cylinder by the wiper motor. you can jump those and test for lights or a faulty neutral safety switch.
I have seen 3 sp. column manuals with the optional reverse switch mounted at base of column, engine side.
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