The passenger side had no issues, but was still upgraded to prevent this from happening there. These are the parts I used for the repair. Repair time — about 12 hours total. A melted connector and corrosion is the outcome. Then I double checked the opening and closing of the tailgate, window and made sure the harnesses were moving freely without pinching. I ordered the kits through Autoteilemann.
A complete cable loom is price and time intense and brazing the faulty cables is only a short solution for the problem as after brazing the material gets hard and is no longer flexible. This information is only a summary. This is where I found that my defroster ground wire had completely melted through. You will receive your first newsletter within 1-2 weeks. You'll be opening and closing the glass and tailgate many times during this repair, especially if you're doing both sides.
What should I look for for troubleshooting. Pelican Parts is not responsible for any typographical errors contained within the site. I like things that work properly and are well maintained, and I like getting my hands a bit dirty to get things done right. These parts are still sold individually and you'll need to select the appropriate quantity if you plan to replace more than one of this item. I suspected a broken wire in the defroster circuit, so I knew it was time to get at the harness repairs.
. Crimps, Antenna Connectors and Shells, Heat Shrink, Tubing Connector supplied by SenCom with the Left side kits In preparation for the job — I only had one tool which I needed to add — a crimper for the very small insulated crimp connections. Glen's blog about fixing things around the house and on the cars. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. Please Read Proposition 65 Warning In The Description.
Everything worked perfectly the first try. I ordered 3 to be able to do a complete harness replacement — left and right. ? Information and technical articles within this website are for reference only. The long brown wire is the new ground wire with a larger spade connector that can handle the current demands. Now this piece can be reinstalled.
If the connector was still good the factory ground wire would have been cut in half and both ends attached to the new ground wire. I had to go back, cut the splice I had done inside the car to identify this wire to the other end of the harness in the diversity antenna area. It also seemed like comfort access was working a little bit better as well. The last step is to attach the new spade connector to the ground pin on the circuit board. We also provide inexpensive and guaranteed 3 day, 2 day, and Overnight shipping options, so if you need your Throttle Body Wiring Harness Repair Kit tomorrow, eEuroparts. Otherwise — obviously — all the colored wires need to be connected correctly. I managed to get this right — eventually proven by good radio reception and lots of channels when I got everything back together and tested.
Thanks to Sencom for supporting us with a quality repair kit and an excellent instruction video. Hey Eric, That sounds a lot like a basic connection issue. I picked this up at an electronics supply store. Application information below is for reference only and should not be used to determine the exact vehicle fitment. Remove the bulb housing for the left tail lamp and disconnect the plug.
Please verify any information in question with a sales representative. Complete shipping and return policy information can be found in our. By entering this site, you agree to hold Pelican Parts free from any liability arising out of the use of any information contained within. Make sure all contacts are physically touching the bulb, and then start cleaning. The 2 pin is the black corroded ground pin in the top row.
If there is anything you cannot find in our catalog please call eEuroparts. Notice the green corrosion on the wire also. SenCom Wiring Harness Kits Right and Left Side Wiring Harness Part Numbers Left Side Antenna Cable Part Number The Sencom kits were a bit expensive to have shipped from Germany with duties, taxes, brokerage, etc. Pull the new harness through the wire boot underneath the speaker area, and make all the splices in the speaker area. Have you been searching the web for auto parts for your vehicle? I placed some small rags in the catch for both the tailgate and the window to prevent them from latching during the job. The kit below has both bulb holders and the repair cable. This information is only a summary.
All pictures and references to the Porsche name, and the car names and shapes are for restoration reference only, and do not imply any association with Porsche. A trim removal tool will help keep you from breaking the plastic. Removing the black wiring harness guides - protect paint with a shop rag Plastic storage container for keeping trim hardware in the order of removal - makes replacing the hardware much easier as you put everything back together in reverse order Cut the old harness, splice in the new harness on the right side at the tailgate — then remove the speaker in the roof just ahead of the window hinges to access the harness on the inside of the car. I pulled the new harness through the boots in the roof just forward of the hinges so that there would not be too much slack in the harnesses ahead of the hinge wire guides — so the harness would not be able to be pinched in the hinges. The ground terminal is too thin to support the amount of current flowing through it causing resistance and heat to build up. You only need to change the area where the problem is caused.