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back up lights not working

I did have a bad bulb. changed it and still nothing. Put a meter on the contacts and nothing. All of the other lights in the rear work fine.

Before I dig into it are there any know pinch points or connecters that are prone to corosion that I should start at?
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Check the fuse. Should be #2 10 amp (check your owners manual). If its ok then check the reverse switch on tranny.
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Yea my guess is the fuse...had my left bulb out in the back too turned out all i needed was a new bulb but my next guess was going to be a fuse.
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Solution: Engage the transmission into the reverse gear.
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Fuse
Bulb sockets corroded
Large connector below driver seat - water / pin corrosion
DTR sensor (automatic) or reverse light switch (manual)
The rest is just wire (BK/PK), mostly along the DS frame rail and across under the tailgate
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