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My brother cut the wires to his 04 subaru forester climate control while installing his stereo. Cut too close to the connecter to splice. We can't seem to get the 20 pin connector open to rewire.

I can't find anything online about the parts or where he could get them, other than maybe trying to search a junkyard. I can't seem to find any wiring diagrams for the climate control. Is it easy to open the 20 pin connector? What harness would he need to replace if he goes that route?

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  • Brett Duxbury
    Brett Duxbury Dec 28, 2016

    Hi Anonymous, we want to help you with your question, but we need more information from you. Can you please add details in the comment box?
    can he put a pin down the side of each plug hole and ease the pin out carefully. may be able to but the pins and re crimp wires.

  • Anonymous Dec 28, 2016

    We have tried using a small pen to release the wires from the connector to no avail. Tried going in the back along side the wire as well as the front of the connector in hopes of releasing a clip or retainer

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