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Old 10-06-2007
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Found out why my OHC map lights dont work...

ok in the second photo you can see a close up of the metal connector strip that the lights twist onto to complete the circuit

circled in red you can see where a piece has gone missing which is why they wont light anymore...


in the first photo is what looks to be a connector piece and im wondering if that disconnects and i can replace it or if im screwed and should jsut get a new ohc

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just go pick up another OHC and swap the insides if the new one looks crappy. there cheap got mine for $20....
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^^^sounds good to me.
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yeah getting a new ohc is the easy route but not the cheapest
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I have an OHC I am trying to sell if you want it...

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um, you can buy the parts from ford.
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um, you can buy the parts from ford.
there are wires that go to like 4 different places so it doesnt just unclip... unless i was to cut the wires and then splice them back together with the new contact strip but i dont want to take that chance...

trigger, is it working for sure? how much for just the ohc, no wiring or bracket?
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i say tinfoil and duck tape
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i say tinfoil and duck tape
close... i tried tin foil and super glue as well as some copper wire and superglue
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