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Old 12-22-2007, 03:23 PM   This thread is in the EcoModder Project Library | #1 (permalink)
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2003 Toyota Matrix Block Heater

Well, I just got the block heater installed. It wasn't too bad. There was just a hole in the block on the driver's side above the transmission. The heater slides in with some grease over it and clips into the hole. Unfortunately, the hole is very burried and I wasn't able to take any real good pictures. Here are the ones I do have though.

I still have to see what of timer/remote I can find exactly for it though. But, that can wait a little bit at least.

Kit contents.

Heater installed.

Heater wiring. I routed the wire around the batter following the main wire harness to make it look clean. It then goes through the front of the car through the headlight hole along with a few other wires.

The plug. It is held in place roughly by the grill block. You can kind of tuck it up under it while it is not in use.

Current project: Adding regenerative braking to the Mirage
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