Trying to replace my 4x4 control module. The back screw is blocked by a wiring harness. How do I remove the wiring harness to get to the screw?

Asked by Feb 09, 2017 at 02:26 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2002 Ford Explorer

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Disconnect the connector to it if you can and pull it out of the way, a socket with wobblers may help you get past it, or use an offset open-end or box wrench. Just don't yank on the wires, you don't want to compound your problems. If you can get to any mounting clips for the wire harness unscrew those then you might have enough play to push it out of the way.

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