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I can't separate the main fuse box in order to replace the

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main fuse on my 04...
I can't separate the main fuse box in order to replace the main fuse on my 04 toyo seqouia
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Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I was reading on your page a previous answer on main fuse replacement and you mentioned a process to separate the main fuse box underneath the hood. I have a fuseable link that I need to replace for the ABS and I can't get underneath to access the screws. I broke the old one off from the top and something sparked when my wrench slipped so I think I shorted the main fuse bc the SUV will start then idle only at 500 rpm then shutoff. Help!
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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech here to help. Sorry you waited so long as I just saw your question. I read your question and have a question before we proceed. have you disconnected the battery and unfastened the bolts holding the main fuse block in place so you can turn it upside down?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I unplugged the battery and taken off the four bolts, but I feel like I'm going to tear a wire if I try to flip it over. Everything still feels tight on the wiring harness. Should I be able to flip it over with just the bolts taken off?
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

NO YOU WILL HAVE TO UNDO SOME CLAMPS HOLDING THE WIRE HARNESS SO YOU CAN TURN OVER, IT'S NOT THAT EASY AS YOU WILL FIND-OUT, BIT OF A PAIN.

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

THERE IS A 10MM NUT AT THE TOP YOU HAVE TO REMOVE AS WELL

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Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

In your case would recommend removing battery , would make life easier.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I removed the battery and that 10MM nut on top of fuse box.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Would like to finish working on this. Please send steps to get to fusible link and main fuse. Thanks
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

did you loosen up the wiring harness so you can turn it upside down?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I loosened it but there are zip ties at a couple locations holding the wires in place preventing the movement of the fuse box and harness. Do I cut the zip ties to see if it frees up?
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

yes you have to , actually they are special ties that have a plug that locks into a hole in the body holding the harness in place . You can get them at the dealer or parts store.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok. I'll cut those and get back to you. Thanks
Toyota Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 4 months ago

ok here to the end.

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