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Offline ijinak

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Mystery plug
« on: December 09, 2019, 10:22:32 PM »
Having just serviced my '14 explorer, I find myself with an extra electrical connection (see attached) It doesn't look like it's ever been used , to be honest, but I'm wondering what it's for and should I be fishing around trying to find the other half? There are two wires going into it-blue/green and blue/orange. It's been 3 months since I tore it apart to do the valve clearances, and I can't remember if it was attached when I pulled everything to bits.  :087:

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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2019, 12:37:31 AM »
Possible candidates that are removed to get the airbox off:

1. Air temperature sensor
2. Immobilizer electrical connection
3. Secondary air injection electrical connection
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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2019, 05:13:58 AM »
If I'm not mistaken, that plugs directly into the electric motor that opens the throttle. In other words, into the end of the roundish silver object the terminal is sitting next to in your photo.  HTH
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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2019, 06:12:00 PM »
*Originally Posted by pcarnut [+]
If I'm not mistaken, that plugs directly into the electric motor that opens the throttle. In other words, into the end of the roundish silver object the terminal is sitting next to in your photo.  HTH
You're not mistaken!  :046: Thanks. I was looking for a plug with a wire attached -I saw a plug attached to the motor on the left hand side, and figured that was it.

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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2019, 06:28:02 PM »
My pleasure.
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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2019, 07:34:52 PM »
as a general rule - if it looks that clean it was definitely connected to something last time you were out on the bike.

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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2019, 12:50:42 AM »
Bike is all back together, throttle bodies balanced, and  error codes de-errored.  :152:   All I need to do now is wait another 4 months before I can ride it again :003: Thanks for the help guys-I'm sure I would have figured it out eventually, but it sure is nice to have this forum

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Re: Mystery plug
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2019, 03:04:06 AM »
Time to crank up the snowmobile.
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