New Beetle L4-1.8L Turbo (AWP) (2003)
Backup Lamp Switch: All Technical Service Bulletins
M/T - Hard to Engage/Disengage Reverse Gear
34 06 05
Dec 8, 2006
34 06 05 Dec 8, 2006 Supersedes Technical Bulletin Group 34 number 04-01 dated January 23, 2004 due to inclusion into ElsaWeb and updated part
Reverse Gear Difficult To Engage or Disengage
Remove back up light switch and check if ball end on switch is damaged. If no visible damage can be found on ball end, press ball end in with slight
lateral pressure and check for ease of movement.
If ball end is damaged / jammed, or if after switch is removed shifting is significantly easier.
Install new back up light switch, Part No. 02K945415G. See ElsaWeb. Repair Manual Group 34 - Manual Transmission Controls.