Yeah, I try to avoid screwing around with wiring, but sometimes it's necessary. So when I do, I just break out the sewing supplies and get to it. I'd likely get something like cliffyk was talking about if I had to do it a lot.
Late bump, but mine is making a very loud buzzing noise. How do you clean them? I have an "02 GT with a K&N so im not sure if its different from OEM...?
The buzzing/honking noise is a result of the IAC being worn and the valve plunger vibrating inside its bore (see below). This is not uncommon, cleaning it generally makes it worse as it removes crap that may be hindering the vibrations. Replacing it is a more viable solution.
When mine began honking I cut the old one apart to see why: