removing 7 pin connector from factory mount

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  1. Ramsportrocks

    Ramsportrocks Member

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    I bought a curt t-harness to add a 4 pin connector and need to know how to remove the factory
    7 pin connector from its mount

    I see a tab on one side and im squeezing it but I cant get it to go.. is there a trick to it??

    any help is appreciated
     
  2. PaulTGarrett

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    You're on the right track, it may just take some serious tug o' war to get the connector out of the shell. I have to work on my tail lights tomorrow after work so will take a look at my connector while I'm at it...
     
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    I just installed one of those on my truck. I did have to lower the spare tire. Yes, push the tab and wiggle-jiggle-pull the connector out. It was not too bad on mine, but it was an effort. When I put the harness in, I put a dab of dielectric grease on each of the pins to make sure it comes apart if needed in the future (and to keep the corrosion down). Good luck.
     
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    ok thanks guys.. just wanted to make sure there wasn't another tab i was missing.

    cold again here now so I will have to wait for another warm day.. was planning on lowering the spare so I could grease the cable so I will just do them both at the same time..

    thanks again for the replies
     
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