Figure 11. Inserting Sealing Plug into Contact Cavity
52. Moisture Barrier. For connector sealing procedures,
including application of sealant to grommet sealed
connectors, refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 025 00.
Figure 10. Contact Insertion
53. CONTACT REMOVAL. Remove wired, unwired,
and broken wire contacts in accordance with following
Insert tip of contact into cavity. Start contact
insertion near connector center cavities and work
54. Wired Contact Removal.
Axially align contact with contact cavity.
g. With firm even pressure, press tool against
contact shoulder and seat contact into cavity (Figure 10).
Metal tool tips are sharp and can cause injury
A slight click may be heard as retention tines snap into
to personnel and/or damage to connectors.
place behind contact shoulder.
Exercise caution when using this tooling.
h. Pull tool straight out of contact cavity. Remove
tool from wire. Pull back lightly on wire to ensure
contact is properly seated.
Metal tooling may damage the wire sealing
grommet at the end of the connectors. Use of
Seal connector as required (Paragraph 50) and
plastic tools is preferred.
Select removal tool (Table 5).
50. CONNECTOR SEALING.
b. Inspect tips of metal tools for nicks, burrs, and
51. Sealing Plug. Seal connector in accordance with
distortion of probe before use as connector damage can
a. Fill all unused cavities with un-crimped
Place wire of contact to be removed into
contacts (Paragraph 49).
removal tool, with white tip of tool facing connector
insert (Figure 12).
b. Insert sealing plug, large diameter first, until
bottomed in contact cavity (Figure 11). Fill all cavities
d. Slide removal tool along wire at a right angle to
that have un-crimped contacts. Preserve connector in
connector insert face and align with contact cavity
accordance with NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 026 00.