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  1. #1
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    Jul 2023
    Denton TX

    Valve cover replacement job - grounding straps?


    Edit: the title should read "Valve cover gasket replacement job".

    Yeah I know, I should've taken pictures. I have a 2003 w/ manual transmission. I'm replacing the valve cover gasket, plugs, and ignition coil. I took off parts and put them all in a bin. Either I don't have those two ground straps that I've seen in other videos or else I misplaced both of them. It's the short wire w/ the right angle bend.

    Can someone chime in with a quick answer?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2018
    Austin, Tx
    The ground straps bolt from the coil to the valve cover stud. If you don't have bolt in coils there is nothing to attach them too.
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