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Cleaning japanese harness electrical connectors.

  • 13 Jan 2011 1:01 PM
    Message # 495102
    Deleted user
    My 89 Katana has a progressive electrical problem. first intermittent starter solenoid connection, turn signals flash slowly, horn barely sounds, now the ignition isnt getting enough juice. No strart.   Yes I check for a bad ground first.To clean up the connectors by the steering head I'm thinking of dipping them in acid, flush with water, blow dry them cover with dielectric grease.   Opinions please, and if you think this is a good idea, what king of acid do i use,  vinegar, diluted or straight sulphuric acid, thanks folks, any inpput appreciated.
  • 14 Jan 2011 10:51 AM
    Reply # 495786 on 495102
    Stan Pratt wrote: My 89 Katana has a progressive electrical problem. first intermittent starter solenoid connection, turn signals flash slowly, horn barely sounds, now the ignition isnt getting enough juice. No strart.   Yes I check for a bad ground first.To clean up the connectors by the steering head I'm thinking of dipping them in acid, flush with water, blow dry them cover with dielectric grease.   Opinions please, and if you think this is a good idea, what king of acid do i use,  vinegar, diluted or straight sulphuric acid, thanks folks, any inpput appreciated.


    I've had good luck with a malt vinegar, Simple Green and water solution (roughly 15% vinegar) in a cheap ultrasonic cleaner bath. Then a liberal coating of dielectric grease when reconnecting.


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