Any hints on Delphi connectors releasing wires - Harley Davidson Forums



Touring Models Road King, Road King Custom, Road King Classic, Road Glide, Street Glide, Electra Glide, Electra Glide Classic, and Electra Glide Ultra Classic bikes.
Sponsored by: Fuel Moto USA

Any hints on Delphi connectors releasing wires

Reply
 
 
 
P
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-19-2013, 04:46 PM
maryvillept maryvillept is offline
Senior Rider
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: SE Missouri
Posts: 496
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default Any hints on Delphi connectors releasing wires

Well already messed up on wire but Indy was able to get it out and fix for me. Now I'm working on the other connectors. All the wires released but 3 and no matter what I try they are stuck. I have the white part pulled out 1/4" and the rear of the plug is removed. I'm using a mini screw driver flat head that's micro size and fits in hole. Do I need to remove the blade of the screw driver and make it where it's just the round shaft?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-19-2013, 04:54 PM
dawg's Avatar
dawg dawg is offline
Club Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Vermont
Posts: 20,984
Thanks: 0
Thanked 19 Times in 19 Posts
Default

Round works best. I took a mini screwdriver and ground the edges down to make it round and it works like a charm. Paper clips, when sturdy and properly used work well too.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-19-2013, 05:01 PM
maryvillept maryvillept is offline
Senior Rider
Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: SE Missouri
Posts: 496
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

It's like the screwdriver is just going in too far and bypassing the release mechanism
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-19-2013, 05:11 PM
Boyer8's Avatar
Boyer8 Boyer8 is offline
One Of The Regulars
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Harrisburg, PA
Posts: 156
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

I used a large paper clip. What connector are you talking about exactly? Do you search you tube? That ha help me a lot with connectors.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-19-2013, 05:28 PM
toothmansteveb toothmansteveb is offline
One Of The Regulars
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 206
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

paper clip
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-19-2013, 06:22 PM
Jswerve's Avatar
Jswerve Jswerve is offline
Outstanding HDF Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Iowa
Posts: 3,056
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by toothmansteveb View Post
paper clip
Just did my handlebars they were wired internally to begin with. Used a paper clip worked like a charm!
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-19-2013, 06:42 PM
nivensid's Avatar
nivensid nivensid is offline
Senior Rider
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 327
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default


$2.50 on Amazon, it works like a charm.
Delphi Packard Weatherpack Terminal Release Tool

Performance Plus Connections
Attached Thumbnails
Any hints on Delphi connectors releasing wires-112tqkvkrsl._sl500_aa300_.jpg  
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-19-2013, 06:49 PM
Jswerve's Avatar
Jswerve Jswerve is offline
Outstanding HDF Member
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Iowa
Posts: 3,056
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by nivensid View Post

$2.50 on Amazon, it works like a charm.
Delphi Packard Weatherpack Terminal Release Tool

Performance Plus Connections
So does a paper clip lol
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 01-19-2013, 07:37 PM
Garemlin's Avatar
Garemlin Garemlin is offline
Ultimate HDF Member
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Delaware
Posts: 8,558
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default

I've used a paper clip put found a sewing needle works even better.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 01-19-2013, 07:40 PM
Iceman24's Avatar
Iceman24 Iceman24 is offline
Extreme HDF Member
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Eastern NE
Posts: 18,219
Thanked 123 Times in 120 Posts
Default

I have a large safety-pin in my toolbox for releasing wire clips. Ground off the point and it's much stronger than a paper clip (doesn't bend). Never lets me down...
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
P
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to remove pins from this connector? jcanrun Electrical/Lighting/Alarm 1 07-18-2016 06:29 PM
Factory wire connectors dmarion Sportster Models 4 07-08-2015 11:05 PM
Connector pin help Puggy Touring Models 10 01-26-2014 06:26 PM
Wire removal from connectors dustinw58 Ignition/Tuner/ECM/Fuel Injection 4 01-12-2008 09:04 PM
How do you remove the wires /6 pin connectors CREEPSHOW Touring Models 5 11-30-2007 09:11 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:24 AM.