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85 corvette wire harness driver side removal

How do you remove the harness that goes to the lights from the drivers side firewall?

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Fig. 1: 5.7L (VIN 8) Engines Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributor rotation: clockwise

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Fig. 2: 5.7L (VIN J) Engines Engine firing order: 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 Distributorless Ignition System

Hope this helps and have fun wrenching on that vette!!

Posted on Jul 04, 2008

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SOURCE: cannot remove tail light assembly

I had the HARDEST time with the lights...I never realized changing a bulb would be so difficult. Once you unscrew what you need to, go into the trunk and pull the lining away from the back part of the light. There are the white prongs that you will need to tap with a hammer until they pop out and then the light assembly will come out. Be careful though, I got a little too impatient and broke mine. I used a binding agent to hold it back in place though...GOOD LUCK!

Posted on Nov 29, 2008

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SOURCE: replacing passenger side miror

need to replace the exterior mirror on the passenger side. How do I remove the mirror from the out side. all the wiring is out Just need advice on how to take of the existing mirrow and replace it with a new one. Does the inside panel need to come off, how many bolts are needed for removal.

Felix.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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SOURCE: drivers side mirror needs replaced - how do i remove the little panel inside without breaking anything I shouldn't

just use a flat screw driver to take it off, it just have a clip inside.

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SOURCE: How to remove/replace driver's side mirror on 96 blazer

remove door panel.. there should be access hole to get to the bolts.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

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85 tpi corvette wiring diagram


Are you trying to use your harness and ecu from the existing v6? Please say no cuz the ecu for a v6 will not work well for the v8. I would suggest getting the ecu harness from the vette you got the motor from. GL.

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No power to driver side window and power lock


most likely you have a short in wiring harness, best thing to do is remove drivers side kick panel that cover next to your left foot while driving you should see a group of 15 to 20 wires wraped together that goes to the drivers door. once you find this grab a test light attach to a good ground remove some of the tape so you can see the wires check to see which ones have power by poking tester into the wires, write down the color code for wires that light up, then pull the power control box and check those same color coded wire when you find the bad one you can run a new wire from where you first checked it to just before the control box you can either solder or crimps then tape it up then the rest of the harness that you opened up as well. Good Luck

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How do you remove the battery in my 85 corvette? Do you need to remove the fan and other equipment on top of it or is there an access panel?


To remove the battery, you need to remove the small panel that is in front of the driver's door. There are 3 screws in the front, by the wheel bay, one on top, and one below in the narrow crevice between that panel and the long narrow panel that goes all the way to the back. After releasing those screws you can remove the panel and gain access to the battery.
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Mar 18, 2011 | 1985 Chevrolet Corvette

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Looking to replace heater core


Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, 1999-2005

Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect and remove the negative battery.
    CAUTION After disconnecting the negative battery cable, wait 2 minutes for the driver-s/passenger-s air bag system capacitor to discharge before attempting to do any work around the steering column or instrument.
  2. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  3. Remove the instrument panel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Turn the steering wheel in the straight-ahead position.
    2. Remove the knee blocker from the instrument panel.
    3. Remove the steering column; do not remove the air bag module, the steering wheel or switches from the steering column.
    4. From under the driver-s side of the instrument panel, disconnect the following items:

      Instrument panel wiring harness connector from the 100-way wiring harness connector at the left side of the inner panel. Side window demister hose at the heater/air conditioning housing demister/defroster duct on the driver-s side.
    5. Remove the glove box.
    6. Reaching through the glove box opening, disconnect the following items:

      Two halves of the heater/air conditioning system vacuum harness connector. Instrument panel wiring harness connector from the heater/air conditioning system wiring harness connector. Instrument panel wiring harness connector from the passenger-s side air bag module wiring harness connector. Side window demister hose at the heater/air conditioning housing demister/defroster duct (passenger-s side). Two halves of the radio antenna coaxial cable connector. Two instrument panel wiring harness connectors from the passenger air bag ON/OFF switch wiring harness connector. Passenger-s side air bag ON/OFF switch wiring harness from the retainer clip on the plenum bracket that supports the heater/air conditioning housing just inboard of the fuse block module. Two lower passenger-s side air bag module bracket-to-dash panel nuts.
    7. Remove the upper cover from the instrument panel.
    8. Remove the 3 instrument panel-to-door hinge pillar screws.
    9. Remove the 4 upper instrument panel-to-dash nuts.
    10. Using an assistant, remove the instrument panel from the vehicle.
  4. If equipped with air conditioning, discharge and recover the air conditioning system refrigerant.
  5. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the evaporator. Plug the refrigerant openings to prevent evaporation.
  6. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core tubes.
  7. Disconnect the heater/air conditioning system vacuum supply line connector from the T-fitting near the heater core tubes.
  8. In the engine compartment, remove the 5 heater/air conditioning housing-to-chassis nuts. If necessary, loosen the battery hold-downs and reposition the battery for access.
  9. Remove the cowl plenum drain tube from the heater/air conditioning housing stud; it-s located behind the cylinder head on the cowl.
  10. From the bottom of the heater/air conditioning housing, remove the floor duct.
  11. On the passenger side, remove the heater/air conditioning housing-to-plenum bracket screw.
  12. Pull the heater/air conditioning housing down far enough to clear the defrost/demist and fresh air ducts, then, rearward far enough to clear the mounting studs and the evaporator drain tube to clear the dash panel holes.
  13. Remove the heater/air conditioning housing assembly from the vehicle.
  14. Remove the heater/air conditioning housing upper case.
  15. Lift the heater core from the lower half of the heater/air conditioning housing.
To install:
  1. Assemble the heater core into the lower half of the heater/air conditioning housing.
  2. Install the heater/air conditioning housing upper case.
  3. Install the heater/air conditioning housing assembly to the vehicle.
  4. On the passenger-s side, install the heater/air conditioning housing-to-plenum bracket screw.
  5. At the bottom of the heater/air conditioning housing, install the floor duct.
  6. Install the cowl plenum drain tube to the heater/air conditioning housing stud; it-s located behind the cylinder head on the cowl.
  7. In the engine compartment, install the 5 heater/air conditioning housing-to-chassis nuts.
  8. Connect the heater/air conditioning system vacuum supply line connector to the T-fitting near the heater core tubes.
  9. Connect the heater hoses to the heater core tubes.
  10. Connect the refrigerant lines to the evaporator.
  11. If equipped with air conditioning, evacuate and charge the air conditioning system refrigerant.
  12. Install the instrument panel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Using an assistant, install the instrument panel to the vehicle.
    2. Install the 4 upper instrument panel-to-dash nuts.
    3. Install the 3 instrument panel-to-door hinge pillar screws.
    4. Install the upper cover to the instrument panel.
    5. Reaching through the glove box opening, connect the following items.

      Two lower passenger-s side air bag module bracket-to-dash panel nuts. Passenger-s side air bag ON/OFF switch wiring harness to the retainer clip on the plenum bracket that supports the heater/air conditioning housing just inboard of the fuse block module. Two instrument panel wiring harness connectors to the passenger air bag ON/OFF switch wiring harness connector. Two halves of the radio antenna coaxial cable connector. Side window demister hose at the heater/air conditioning housing demister/defroster duct (passenger-s side). Instrument panel wiring harness connector to the passenger-s side air bag module wiring harness connector. Instrument panel wiring harness connector to the heater/air conditioning system wiring harness connector. Two halves of the heater/air conditioning system vacuum harness connector.
    6. Install the glove box.
    7. Under the driver-s side of the instrument panel, connect the following items:

      Side window demister hose at the heater/air conditioning housing demister/defroster duct on the driver-s side. Instrument panel wiring harness connector to the 100-way wiring harness connector at the left side of the inner panel.
    8. Install the steering column.
    9. Install the knee blocker to the instrument panel.

  13. Connect and remove the negative battery.
  14. Refill the cooling system.
  15. Run the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.

Hope helps (remember rated this).

Jun 25, 2010 | 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Replacing heater core on 2000 durango


  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.CAUTION
    After disconnecting the negative battery cable, wait 2 minutes for the driver's/passenger's air bag system capacitor to discharge before attempting to do any work around the steering column or instrument

  2. Remove the instrument panel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Remove the trim from the right and left door sills.
    2. Remove the trim from the right and left cowl side inner panels.
    3. Remove the steering column opening cover from the instrument panel.
    4. Remove the 2 hood latch release handle-to-instrument panel lower reinforcement screws and lower the release handle to the floor.
    5. Disconnect the driver's side air bag module wire harness connector.
    6. If equipped, disconnect the overdrive lockout switch harness connector.
    7. Do not disassemble the steering column but remove the assembly from the vehicle.
    8. From under the driver's side of the instrument panel, disconnect or remove the following items:
      • The screw from the center of the headlight/dash-to-instrument panel bulkhead wire harness connector and disconnect the connector.
      • The 2 body wire harness connectors from the 2 instrument panel wire harness connector that secure the outboard side of the instrument panel bulkhead connector.
      • The 3 wire harness connectors from the 3 junction block connector receptacles located closest to the dash panel; 1 from the body wire harness and 2 from the headlight/dash wire harness.
      • The plastic park brake release linkage rod-to-rear parking brake release handle lever. Disengage the linkage rod from the handle lever.
      • The stoplight switch connector.
      • The vacuum harness connector from the left side of the heater/air conditioning housing assembly.
    9. Remove the instrument panel center support bracket.
    10. Remove the instrument panel wire harness ground screw located on the left side of the air bag control module (ACM) mount on the floor panel transmission tunnel.

Nov 08, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Durango

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Installing a new radio, how do I remove the old radio?


Here's the basics..Same as a grand am if you've done one of those..Let me know if you need any other info.

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Driver underdash. Harness going into firewall. (If there's two harnesses running parallel to each other they will be in the harness that is higher up)

Constant: Red (+)
Ignition: Pink (+)
Starter: Yellow (+)
Heat/AC: Orange (+)
Horn: Black (-)
Parking Lights: Brown (+)
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Ignition Switch. Remove radio to access

Ignition 2: Dark Green
Passlock 2: Yellow and Black Wires
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Driver Kick: Harness Coming In From Driver Door Boot

Trunk Release: Black/White (-)
Lock/Unlock: White (-) (Negative pulse to lock, unlock needs a 1,500 ohm resistor)
Dome Sup: Green/Black (-)
Door Trigger 1: Green/Black (-)

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Pass Kick: Harness Coming In From Driver Door Boot

Door Trigger 2: Light Blue (-)


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Oct 27, 2009 | 2003 Oldsmobile Alero

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Need to replace the thermostat in a 1994 Toyota Camry


1. Look up along the lower radiator hose. It will plug into a metal tube on the engine side. Follow the metal tube. It goes to a housing. The housing is kind of buried in the driver's side of the engine. There are 2 smaller coolant tubes plugged in above it. You do not need to touch those, although it looks at first glance like you do.
2. Disconnect lower radiator hose at the metal tube.
3. Disconnect fan switches 1 and 2. These are on elecrtical harnesses going to this housing.
4. Disconnect a sensor on the front of the engine, just above the lower hose. I believe this is the knock sensor, but I'm not sure.
5. Now for the fun part. There are 3 bolts holding this housing on. You can see one at the top. There are 2 others underneath it, such that the bolts form a triangle pattern. You will have to get the bottom 2 out by feel (blind). They are 10mm.
6. Also, if you look to the front of the housing, you will note another 10mm bolt on the front holding down a black plastic leg. This is a wiring harness duct. Remove that bolt. Trace back along the duct. There is one more bolt on the driver's side retaining the duct. There is also one on the back of the engine at the firewall / driver's side. Remove these 2 as well.
7. There is a 12mm bolt holding the metal tube from that housing to the driver's side. Remove that bolt.
8. Gently pry the plastic wiring duct toward driver's side, and back toward firewall. You have just enough to get it off of the stud on the thermostat housing.
9. Now you can pull the housing. It will not come all the way out. It will come loose enough to give you just enough clearance to remove the thermostat (barely). Once you remove the thermostat, you have to pass it downward and toward the firewall to fumble it out.
By the way, you will notice that the metal tube is kind of wiggly in the thermostat housiung. This is normal.
10. Pass the new thermostat in the same way you got the old one out. Make sure when you plug it in that it has an air bleed poppet, and that this poppet is facing up.
11. Reassemble by reversing removal. Getting the nuts / bolts back in blind is... fun...
I don't know the torque spec. You can get a torqure wrench in there barely if you get creative with extensions, knuckles, etc. I wouldn't go abouve 8-10 ft-lb.

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Cannot locate the horn relay on my 85 El Camino. Some say it should be under dash on passenger side, some say driver side. Any ideas?


Found these documents for you.

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In fact there IS a horn relay. I have circled the circuit you are looking for in red.
I would search under the dash on driver's side.

Find the Ignition Harness and follow the wires back to the firewall.

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well your in luck i just removed mine today lol. there are 5 1/4 inch screws on the bottom side of the dash on the passenger side of the car remove them pull the plastic cover down and disconnect the light mounted on the piecce you just removed next make sure your battery is disconnected cause it may fry it if power is connected. Next you will need a 10mm look straight up you will see the box it is aluminum with 2 wire harness attached. There is a metal clip holding it attached pull it back and un hook the harness then it will slide right out.

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