ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESS AND CABLE CONNECTOR REPAIR
FEMALE RECEPTACLE REPAIR (Sheet 1 of 3)
TOOLS: Electrical connector repair tool kit
Slip joint pliers with plastic jaw inserts
Diagonal cutting pliers
SUPPLIES Silicone compound (Item 32, Appendix D)
Electrical tape (Item 58, Appendix D)
PRELIMINARY PROCEDURES Disconnect three battery ground straps (page 10-283)
Loosen or remove cable clamps as required
Disconnect connectors at each end of affected cable
Manually thread grommet retaining nut (A)
from plug assembly (B).
Slide grommet retaining nut (A) back along
Using slip joint pliers, work grommet (D)
back and forth and out of plug assembly (B).
Using remover, push contact (E) with
damaged wire out of back of plug assembly
Using diagonal cutting pliers, cut wire from contact (E). Throw away contact (E).
Pulling cut wire out of grommet (D), use diagonal cutting pliers to shorten wire about 6 inches.
Fasten new end of cut wire to cable (C) with electrical tape (Item 58, Appendix D).
Go on to Sheet 2