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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyThu Mar 28, 2019 8:36 am

Jack the R wrote:
Does the bolt need to come off?  Why would the plug receptacle need to come off the firewall?

I'm sure this plug has never been pulled.

The bolt stays with the connector that you are removing.....the female side.

If it's possible, you can spray some WD40 between the 2 connector bodies and let it soak overnight. This might loosen the pair enough to get movement. Once it starts moving, you'll be able to get it apart.
No, WD40 won't hurt the connections. It's actually an excellent terminal cleaner.

EDIT: Shit....that big ass connector doesn't have a 7mm in the center of it clamping the 2 together?
I just looked at the pic closer.
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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyThu Mar 28, 2019 11:55 am

Abaddon wrote:


EDIT: Shit....that big ass connector doesn't have a 7mm in the center of it clamping the 2 together?
I just looked at the pic closer.

Yes it does.  You aren't going crazy Scott. lol  Look at my second picture, you can see the threaded part of the bolt on the front section.

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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyThu Mar 28, 2019 1:48 pm

Abaddon wrote:

EDIT: Shit....that big ass connector doesn't have a 7mm in the center of it clamping the 2 together?

Well I wonder if that was my problem all along!
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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyThu Mar 28, 2019 4:31 pm

LARRY70GS wrote:
Yes it does.  You aren't going crazy Scott. lol   Look at my second picture, you can see the threaded part of the bolt on the front section.

Phew! I feel better now. lol

Jack, does the connector back itself out to an extent when you're unbolting it (it should), or does the bolt just seem to turn?
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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyThu Mar 28, 2019 7:54 pm

Abaddon wrote:
LARRY70GS wrote:
Yes it does.  You aren't going crazy Scott. lol   Look at my second picture, you can see the threaded part of the bolt on the front section.

Phew! I feel better now. lol

Jack, does the connector back itself out to an extent when you're unbolting it (it should), or does the bolt just seem to turn?

If you're talking about the one hiding in the black plastic tunnel, I was going to ask what size and type of driver it takes, because I can't see what's in there. I tried a phillips, but that didn't seem to engage.
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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptyFri Mar 29, 2019 10:47 am

Jack the R wrote:
If you're talking about the one hiding in the black plastic tunnel, I was going to ask what size and type of driver it takes, because I can't see what's in there.  I tried a phillips, but that didn't seem to engage.  

It should be a 7mm
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PostSubject: Re: Motor died today.   Motor died today. - Page 2 EmptySun Apr 14, 2019 8:36 pm

I ordered some electonics cleaner and sprayed the connections down good. The plug came out super easy once I removed the hidden 7mm bolt. Now I can rule out this problem. Would a bad crankshaft position sensor also cause a miss?
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