Originally Posted by beechum1
I have an MD road book I got used and two things. When reversing the backlights don't come on. should they? Also, is there something like a capacitor or some other electronic thing I don't understand that would keep the light on for a Few seconds after using the switch?
The switch inverts the voltage to make the motor drive backwards. The LED's won't light if fed with -12V. Get a seperate switch for the roadbook lighting, 0