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Have 99 350 7.3 ps. I think I have to take 3 bolts out from the firewall and it will come out?Is this correct? And is there an easy way to get to them?thanks for your help.
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Yes 3 bolts I believe they are 10mm if I remember correctly. I used a 1/4 drive ratchet and 6 inch extension to remove mine. Before you disconnect the harness from the pcm make sure you disconnect the batteries. You have to remove both negatives from the batteries. I suggest you do this first.


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yes they are 10mm 1 under the hood and 2 behind the e-brake.

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yes I have to 2 out from under ebrake.But all i can do is move that end back and forth.I see 3 seperate bolts 10mm under the hood?
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there is only 1 you need to take out under the hood.. if you look directly beside that you will see another black thing with a 10mm bolt that is teh one not teh one with 3 10mm bolts. hope that helps.

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I will look again but didnt see the other ondrivers side or passengers? Thank you strokermann very much!

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its on the drivers side . i know which 3 bolts your looking at. you have to look directly beside that close to the fender well side.

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OK found it! THANK YOU
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If you are installing a chip, make sure, as already said, the batteries are unhooked and key out of ignition. We had another member fry his PCM by not doing this, don't want it to be a second.

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