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UVCH SHOT BUT THATS NOT ALL!!!

First id like to say this website is amazing, helped me pinpoint the problem almost immediately! Thanks

Next, I have a 97 F350, truck is used on the farm for hauling cattle. It was running great and than just like that it would barely idle and no throttle response at all. I replaced the cps to no prevail, today i pulled the valve covers and wouldnt you know it, harnesses are junk (no. 5&7 on passenger side, no.2&4 on drivers side). OK found the problem, and easy enough to fix. BUT the harness that runs to the valve cover the outside pin(cylinder no. 5&7) is melted! I followed the harness and looks pretty in depth. Any other options? Maybe just a new connector? If so where could i find one? Thanks for the help in advance!!! I know you guys can help!
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Oh yea almost forgot, its a 7.3L
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Riffraff Diesel: Valve Cover Gasket Connector Pigtail 94-97
Should be what you need.



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ROCK ON jesilvas, seriously the wealth of knowledge on this website is mindblowing!! Thank you much
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And if you go back and look at their OEM stuff, they have the other UVCH stuff.



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you can also look on rock auto i got my complete gaskets, uvch and pigtails for a good price

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make sure the UVCH you get are copper

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Napa. 60$ a side. New valvecover gasket,2 uvch,2pigtails. Both sides redone 120$. Truck runs and starts perfect.

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I heard that when ordering parts to stick with all ford or international parts? MAybe that was just with the cps?
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For sensors I would say yes but I dont think the wiring and gasket make as big of difference as long as the wires are copper and the Dorman ones I ordered from rock auto were

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