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Ford F350 Diesel Block Heater Cord Plug

The AC plug on my Block heater has broken wires at the plug so I can not use, Does anybody have a safe fix for this short of replaceing the whole wireing harness like the dealer wanted to sell me and install for about $300.00? I was thinking of splicing on a new plug and then sealing it up?

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  • kninejk Dec 11, 2008

    So, how do I replace the plug safely?

  • kninejk Dec 11, 2008

    I know I can replace the pug but isn't keeping the elements out an issue? And is there a particular type and place to buy a replacement plug? I don't want to get shocked sometime.

  • kninejk Dec 12, 2008

    I can find plugs but none seem to be for outdoor usage?

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    have complete heater / ac wiring harness for my 65 malibu but am having troube find where wire from heater plug in or pick up power

  • kninejk Nov 20, 2015

    Bought and outdoor cord and cut off the male end leaving about 18" of cord attached. I then spliced the new section of cord onto the block heater cord after cutting the bad part off. I used electrical tape and heat shrink tubing over all the splices to make a clean water tight connection, still going strong after about 3 years of use.

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Replace the plug end is the safe way don't splice the wires

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  • paul swallow Dec 11, 2008

    duy a new end and install it on the end of the cord

  • paul swallow Dec 11, 2008

    any parts store or hardware store

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I would repair the old one, but do it right.

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