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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:17 am    Post subject: secret to releasing electrical connectors ? Reply with quote

I have the o2 sensors to disconnect the grey ones are easy peasy whats the secret to releasing the blue ones ? don't want to force them
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sorted you have to slip the whole connector out of the bracket👍
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You would be surprised at the amount of times i've struggled to get connections appart .. and i do this for a dam living !!!
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Matt Seabrook
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Agreed. Some connectors are aright PITA. I find a right angle pick a big help the release the locking tab.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

997 throttle pedal connection .. now i know i've released one of these in the past but for the life of me i couldn,t the other week when i needed to get a carpet out ..

I gave up in the end and just fed the throttle pedal through the gap in the carpet .. sigh .

Picks are a god send though Thumb
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hairdryer.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was ready to use a large hammer to be honest .. but it's not my car .. lol
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