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Broke the coil cap clip - replacement question


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Not sure how but I broke the clip connects the wires to the top of the coil.  I  used the tool but instead of releasing the part that the bending tool pushes against broke.  Wire harness didn't release so I am okay for now.

1)I have to double check the part number but it looks like the bottom half of the connector is readily available around $20.  Do I need a special tool to remove the wires?
2)I will likely have to break the old clip to get it off.  Or at least push a flat screw driver down the side and bend it a bit.  My main concern would be to not crack the cbut I don't see any other major risk..  Other then forcing it off and then not being able to transfer the wires... Is there any other major risk that I am  missing

 

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Not sure how but I broke the clip connects the wires to the top of the coil.  I  used the tool but instead of releasing the part that the bending tool pushes against broke.  Wire harness didn't release so I am okay for now.

1)I have to double check the part number but it looks like the bottom half of the connector is readily available around $20.  Do I need a special tool to remove the wires?

2)I will likely have to break the old clip to get it off.  Or at least push a flat screw driver down the side and bend it a bit.  My main concern would be to not crack the cbut I don't see any other major risk..  Other then forcing it off and then not being able to transfer the wires... Is there any other major risk that I am  missing

 

 

Not really sure what you did here, but there is no tool required to disconnect the electrical lead from the coil packs, just a tab you depress with a finger is all it takes.

 

If you are now trying to replace the broken harness plug, you will need a pin extraction tool (slides over the plug pins and depresses a small barb on the pins so they can come out of the back of the plug).  Tools look something like this:

 

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