View Full Version : tv cable broken?
03-11-2005, 04:38 PM
I have recently dropped my engine back in my car and have noticed my tv cable might be broken. Where it connects to the bracket at the throttle body, there is a white sleeve that covers the cable, that is covered by a black sleeve. The white sleeve is broke off at the bracket and slides around on the cable. I do not want to hook it up until I find out if it needs to be replaced or not.
I would take pictures and post it on here but I am unsure how to do it yet.
03-11-2005, 04:43 PM
I forgot to mention this is an AOD in a 1988 Cougar XR-7
03-11-2005, 09:45 PM
if you take pics, go to www.imageshack.us and host them there. it will have code that you just copy and paste here
03-11-2005, 11:53 PM
for your pic,, another option which is easier....
save your pics as something in your pc as a .jpg file or whatnot.
Valid file extensions: bmp doc gif jpe jpeg jpg pdf png psd txt
resize it how ever you do,,i cut/past resize to paint & save as jpg.
after you type your message, scroll down below Submit Reply and you will see the Manage Attachments button so click it.
browse you pc for the file and click upload.
Dont exceed the limit in size for jpg files or you will get this error
File Too Large. Limit for this filetype is 146.5 KB.
03-12-2005, 08:06 AM
a white sleeve that covers the cable, that is covered by a black sleeve. The white sleeve is broke off at the bracket and slides around on the cable.So, it looks like this?
03-12-2005, 01:29 PM
yep, thats exactly what it looks like. Did you replace yours?
Thanks for the info on getting digital photos posted, I have to get my computer worked on then I will start introducing my camera and printer to it
03-12-2005, 01:45 PM
I had some TV cable concerns too, these pictures/descriptions might help you out some:
03-12-2005, 02:08 PM
Mine broke off a long time ago. I cheated and used zip ties.
03-12-2005, 04:12 PM
thanks for the pictures, is the white piece of plastic that goes over the cable under the spring supposed to be one piece all the way after the bracket or can it be broken like in the photo by Masterblaster? Mine looks exactly like the photo.
I have a new throttle body with a new grommet to hook up to, but I do like that brass bushing and pin kit though. I wanted to make sure my cable doesn't need to be replaced before I hook it up,so I don't toast the transmission
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