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post #1 of 2 Old 01-04-2017, 06:44 PM Thread Starter
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rear diff temp light on. best fix ideas?

hopefully this is in the right forum section. my 2008 STI threw the rear diff temp light and i looked under there to see what was going on and it looks like the wire has just totally broken off from the sensor plug. should i try to mend that wire and put some electrical shrink tube stuff and tape over it or do you guys have a better idea?
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post #2 of 2 Old 01-05-2017, 01:12 PM
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If you are mending a wire in a high stress area I would use the NASA solder method, strip about an .5 inches from wither side of the break, wrap the wires around each other in a western union style, use quality flux paste and a clean solder, cover with heat shrink tubing and cover the whole line in a protective sheathing like nylon wrap or thermal wrap. If that doesnt solve the problem you can always replace the sensor but soldering the line is the quick fix.

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