Peugeot 406

since 1996 release

Repair and operation of the car

Peugeot 406
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engine
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating and ventilation
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. System of ignition
+ 7. Coupling
- 8. Transmissions
   - 8.1. Mechanical transmission
      8.1.1. Technical data
      8.1.2. Replacement of oil in the transmission
      8.1.3. Management of gear shifting (BE3 transmission)
      8.1.4. Hummock drive of gear shifting (ML5T transmission)
      8.1.5. Replacement of sealing rings
      8.1.6. Backing lamp switch
      8.1.7. Speedometer drive sensor
      8.1.8. Removal and installation of the BE3 transmission
      8.1.9. Mechanical ML5T transmission
   + 8.2. Automatic transmission
+ 9. Power shafts
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket and steering
+ 12. Body
+ 13. Electric equipment
+ 14. Main malfunctions

8.1.6. Backing lamp switch


1. Inclusion of a lamp of a backing is made by the switch of plunger type which is screwed in in the top part of a case of the transmission. If the lamp of a backing does not join, first of all check integrity of the fuse.
2. To check the switch, remove the case of the air filter and disconnect the electric socket from the switch. Using the voltmeter, check resistance between contacts of the switch at the switched-on reverse gear. Resistance has to be equal to zero. Otherwise the switch is subject to replacement.


1. Remove the case of the air filter.
2. Disconnect the electric socket from the switch (it is specified by an arrow), then unscrew the switch with a sealing washer from the transmission.


Install a new sealing washer on the switch, screw in the switch in a transmission case the required moment. Connect the electric socket and check operation of the switch. Establish earlier removed details.