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Old 11-22-2007, 07:18 PM   #1
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I was under car checking battery connections to starter and I seen a connection that had nothing connected to it.After looking around I found the connector hanging on the frame, it would be very hard to tell from pics but it is on underside of engine block.
This is the male,3 prong , in front of it is knock sensor im pretty sure.
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This is the female (it is orange color)
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It was avery tough spot to get pics but it is above the starter beside knock sensor.Then there is 2 round spots for a sensor and the one on the right is plugged with a cap and the one on the left is my un connected sensor.
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did you follow the wire that comes out of the orange plug? You might find a plug that will work on your house. That looks like the block heater cord.
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Its hard to follow as it goes into a harness of other wires.But you could be right, I never thought of that.
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Stitch is right. That is in fact the engine block heater cord. Seems that it broke off, or could have came unplugged, but the plug looks rusty.
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Well I have never used the block heater so it is nothing to worry about then thanks
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