BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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Hi Guys
here agen
Im fixing my 4 speed transmission and I realice it has two holes for the reverse switch , wich one do I have change and what is the other are for?
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Re: BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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It looks like that is a 70 transmission with the clutch safety switch and back up light switch. You speedo cable is on the other side I believe.

The next question is whether you actually have the switch on the clutch pedal?
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Re: BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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Curtis wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:00 pm
It looks like that is a 70 transmission with the clutch safety switch and back up light switch. You speedo cable is on the other side I believe.

The next question is whether you actually have the switch on the clutch pedal?
Hi Curtis thnaks for anwer
yes is a '70 and it has the clutch pedal switch but I dont have instales the smoke control unit anymore
so I beleve that holw hast to be close?
I realice that the bottom one is the one for the reverse switch so I will intale there
thanks for the anwer an diagrams you send
I will check how it worck !
best regards Jesus
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Had no idea clutch safety sw were around in early 70s. My 81 Toyota SR5 truck didn’t even have one then.

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Re: BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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I have to say I think it is the stupidest thing ever on a roadster. Good idea on wrong car. My wife almost ran me over when she tried to start her 1981 Toyota Celica in gear. I think the battery was low and I was jumping the car or something.
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I still don't really understand what the 'safety' switch is for on this car and how it work(s/ed)
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Re: BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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mraitch wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:02 pm
I still don't really understand what the 'safety' switch is for on this car and how it work(s/ed)
If the clutch pedal is not pushed in then the car won't start, interrupt switch. So you can't start it in gear and run over or into something. I've used the starter a couple times to move the car in gear into the garage. Just have to make sure the plugs are out or the distributor isn't hooked up. My Mazda has the safety switch and even in neutral it won't start without pushing in the the clutch pedal.
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And of course the 1st thing to go along with the door buzzer. Trying to hook the latter up so that it buzzes when the door opens and the lights are on. So far, not successful.

Thorts??
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Re: BACKUP LIGHT SWITCH LOCATION

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mraitch wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 11:11 pm
And of course the 1st thing to go along with the door buzzer. Trying to hook the latter up so that it buzzes when the door opens and the lights are on. So far, not successful.

Thorts??
The door buzzer is just for keys left in the ignition. The stock roadster buzzer won't work for a headlight warning. Too old school. I tried.

I found a tutorial for how to use a piezo buzzer for the headlight warning and got it to work for my 66-67. I would have to see how to make a buzzer work on the 69-70 headlights since they are wired different.
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