Ignition Coil Connector

Discussion in 'Generation 4 - Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by jman1200, Oct 8, 2019.

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    Last night I changed my spark plugs for the first time since I got the SHO, used Motorcraft SP542's. Happy to see that it was not that difficult (5/10) when compared to my Mazda 6 in which the intake plenum has to be removed.
    Sadly I found two broken coil connectors, anyone know if Ford sells these? I want to avoid a trip to the wrecker.
    Most of these connectors can be carefully taken apart and the plastic can be replaced without having to cut any wires, hope this is the case.
     
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    They do at $26 or so apiece IIRC. Ziptie them, good to go. Or look on mouser.com for suitable replacements.
     
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    did the connector itself break or just the red secondary tab?
     
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    One has the red tab broken so the gray is still holding it in place, the other one has the gray tab broken so it can slide out with vibration.
     
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    Went to the dealer at lunch, parts guy looked it up and said the PN was WPT-931 and that it will cost $ 48 CAD... yikes !
    Came back, ran a search and found this:
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    So it looked pretty similar but it is black, the one on my car is gray.
    That search led me to other sites, and I found the one I'm looking for at Rockauto... how didn't I look here first !
    The PN is WPT-1261, alternate PN is CU2Z14S411MA
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    Only thing I notice from the pics is that the black one has the red safety tab, the gray one apparently doesn't. :huh:
    I'll order it from Rockauto, documenting this for future reference.


    While I was searching, I came across this booklet which I found quite interesting:
    https://www.motorcraft.com/content/.../wire_sets_wiring/18376-Pigtail-Book-2016.pdf
     
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    I have the same problem as you, and currently have a zip tie in place.

    I had a black connector, but found it the 'ears' were in slightly different position.

    I'd like to get some grey connectors from the junkyard and play with them to see if I can release the terminal. I stick with the zip tie before cutting the wires. I wonder if they are common on other engines?

    Amazon sells terminal release keys for dirt cheap.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07TYKN5WQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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