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Old 01-26-2009, 08:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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rant -why is my wiring soooo hard work?

<rant> my injector wiring is all wraped up in big plastic shielding and i cant get to it! i just spent 2 hours in the cold trying to get to the injectors. i even have a wiring diagram now so i was really keen to do it. it is underneath sooo many other things. fuel lines, sensors, throtle housing. i have to take all that off! the ECU end is just as bad, worse even.

its gonna be a whole weekends work! <rant/>

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Welcome to "No user serviceable parts inside." and security screws with "we know the screw's position" marks.

You just gotta have a little "stick-to-it-ive-ness" to really get something done anymore.
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just wait until it's warmer; it will be so much easier and the wires/insulation will be more pliable.
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If you have a garage, take a mid-distance trip (20 miles or so) and then park it in the garage... after about 30-40 mins, you should be able to work on it, and everything will be heated/much easier to work with.

I must stress that you don't remove anything which requires a gasket until the engine is cold, though. Warpage could occur.
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