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Old 04 May 2005, 08:34 am
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[V]Any Chrysler techs out there? The other day, I was removing the air intake temperature sensor and cable from the intake tube and I heard a crack. Upon investigation, I found that the cable connector socket had broken. The sensor still plugs in but the red lock tab doesnt latch it in tight. My question:
Can the connector on the end of the cable be replaced or must the whole cable be replaced? I assume the other end of the cable winds up plugged into the ECM but I cant trace it as it dissapears into a wrapped bundle of cables. The car has only about 500 miles on it so would this be under warranty or will I have to pay? How much? Or can I order and replace myself? I know this is a lot of questions, but I really want it to be right under the hood! TIA!
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Old 04 May 2005, 09:07 am
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This has happened to others - some aftermarket air intakes require you to move the sensor & some have broken it. You can try a search on INTAKE and see if you stumble on what they did.
Unless your dealer is kind to you, don't see it being under warranty.
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Old 04 May 2005, 09:57 am
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Hey if your going to the dealer to order the part you might as well give it a shot at the service dept. first. What do you have to lose
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i had a critter climb up and chew on my coil wires and also my MAP sensor wires. Luckily my friends at Bayshore Chrysler let me look through a box of assorted connectors and i found the ones i needed w/ 12" of wire on them so it was an easy repair.
The clips are available also but would need to be special ordered.
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