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Old 05-21-2009, 09:26 AM
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help identifying elec connector

Truck is 2004. Looking at the top of the engine with 12’oclock being where the turbo is there is a cream colored electrical connector about 1” from the oil filter housing at about the 10 o’clock position.

Does anyone know what this plug is for?

I ask because during reassembly the clip was brittle and snapped off. Right now I fashioned a clamp that picks up from a oil filter housing bolt and captures that connector but I don’t trust it. I’m planning on super gluing the connector together and adding a pigtail to the harness.

In the mean time if I run into an engine problem I want to be able to know if it’s possibly related to that loose connector.

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Old 05-21-2009, 09:58 AM
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if your worried about it just take some elec tape or a elec zip tie and secure it that way. you never know when you gotta pull it apart.
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:16 AM
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I think that is the EOP switch (engine oil pressure) there are two in that area, the other one is engine oil temp sensor. The EOP runs the oil pressure gauge.
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Old 05-21-2009, 10:35 AM
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Cool, thanks. Maybe I'll just unplug it while it's running and see what happens.
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