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Old 04-19-2011, 09:40 AM   #1
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anyone know where to get this part??

I was changing the oil filter housing gasket.

Removed the alternator and when I was disconnecting the connector on the back, the spring clip shot off the electrical connector and went flying.

I've look high and low and cant find it.

The dealer cant get just the spring clips. Sells only the harness. Im not changing out the whole thing for a little clip.

Anyone got an idea where I can get one???

Anyone got a spare clip.
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:13 AM   #2
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I believe you can just buy the connector without the wire. Order this part and get the clip from there.

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Old 04-19-2011, 01:37 PM   #3
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I may have to do that, but....

1.65 part
10.65 in shipping

WTF its so tiny.
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