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Missing plug for upper cover timing window

I just failed my smog test, and it's not the emissions which was good.
They said they cannot read the timing since I'm missing the plug for the upper cover timing window. This plug has the timing marks/pointer on it. Dealer says they no longer make this part 04348609.

If anyone knows where I can find this part I would greatly appreciate it.

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