Peugeot 405

1987-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 405
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Fuel system
+ 5. Lubrication systems, coolings
+ 6. System of release
+ 7. Coupling
- 8. Transmissions
   - 8.1. Mechanical transmission
      8.1.1. Technical characteristic
      8.1.2. Replacement of oil in the transmission
      8.1.3. Adjustment of draft of gear shifting
      8.1.4. Gear shifting lever
      8.1.5. Draft of gear shifting
      8.1.6. Cable of blocking of turning on of the reverse gear
      8.1.7. Sealing rings
      8.1.8. Backing lamp switch
      8.1.9. Speedometer drive
      8.1.10. Removal and installation of the transmission
      8.1.11. Dismantling of the transmission
      8.1.12. Repair of differential
      8.1.13. Repair of a main shaft
      8.1.14. Repair of a secondary shaft
      8.1.15. Assembly of the transmission
      8.1.16. Definition of a tightness of the conic bearing of a main shaft
      8.1.17. The strengthened sealing rings
      8.1.18. Distinctive features of the drive 4 x 4
      8.1.19. Transfer case of system of the drive 4 x 4
   + 8.2. Automatic transmission
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Steering
+ 11. Suspension brackets
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment


8.1.8. Backing lamp switch


The lamp of a backing joins the switch located in the top part of a case of the transmission. Before check of the switch of a lamp of a backing to check integrity of a safety lock in a backing lamp power-supply circuit.


For check of the switch to disconnect the electric socket and, using an ohmmeter, to check whether contacts of the switch become isolated (resistance has to be equal to zero) at turning on of the reverse gear. Otherwise the switch is faulty and is subject to replacement.

Removal and installation

1. For improvement of access to the switch to remove air supply tubes in the engine, the accumulator and a support of the accumulator.
2. To disconnect the electric socket (it is specified by an insole), to unscrew the switch and to remove it together with a sealing ring.
3. Installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.

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