94. CONNECTOR REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION.
d. Slide end of removal tool over contact and
If the connector cannot be repaired or is severely
push into insert hole until retention clip is fully opened.
damaged, perform the following:
Grasp wire and removal tool and pull contact
a. Starting from the outside of damaged
from rear of connector (Figure 33).
connector tag all wires and remove all contacts.
92. UNWIRED CONTACT REMOVAL. Unwired
b. When contact cannot be removed cut wire or
contacts are inserted to complete the connector
cable as close to connector as possible. Install new
configuration and to maintain mating integrity as well
contact to wire (NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 013 00).
as environment resistance. See Figure 34 for a typical
unwired contact removal tool.
Install wires with crimped contacts from
damaged connector to a new connector.
a. Select proper tool as specified in the Tables 18
d. Seal connector in accordance with NAVAIR
01-1A-505-1, WP 026 00.
b. Depress plunger, hold tool at right angle to
grommet face and push into hole of contact to be
95. SOLDERED CONTACT CONNECTOR BUILD-
removed until bottomed and contact is released.
Remove contact from connector by pulling
96. Connectors that are hermetically sealed or are thru
both plunger and probe straight back (Figure 35).
bulkheads have fixed contacts which are non-
removable with solder cup wire barrels. Wires are
d. Eject contact from unwired contact removal
soldered to contacts in accordance with solder
tool by pressing plunger.
procedures NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 016 00.
93. BROKEN WIRE CONTACT REMOVAL. It is
97. REPAIR. The procedures for repair are in
possible that when removing contacts the wire may
accordance with standard maintenance practices and
be broken. To remove the contact when the wire is
solder procedures (NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 016 00).
broken proceed as follows:
Seal the connector and provide for moisture barrier in
accordance with NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 025 00.
a. Using the insertion removal tool insert white
tip 1/8 inch into rear of connector at right angle to
98. CONNECTOR CLEANING AND PRESERVA-
grommet face (Figure 36).
b. If resistance is felt, withdraw tool slightly and
99. For connector cleaning and corrosion control
rotate tool 1/6 of a turn, re-insert. Repeat this step until
procedures, refer to (NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1,
tool passes resistance area. Continue until a positive
WP 026 00).
stop is felt.
Exert pressure on mating end of contact with
pin or socket. Push contact out of connector before
disengaging tool from connector (Figure 37).