Reverse light stays on until you change to 3rd gear and only then turns off. on 1996 Ford Escort

Is this a faulty reverse light switch or can it be something else?

by in Garnet Valley, PA on April 14, 2014
1 answer 3 comments
ANSWER by on April 14, 2014
Manual transmission?
COMMENT by on April 14, 2014
Yes
COMMENT by on April 14, 2014
More than likely the reverse switch sticking or some internal holding it closed.
COMMENT by on April 14, 2014
Thanks