Figure 16. Removing Contact from Connector
Insert tip of contact into cavity. Start contact
b. Insert sealing plug, large diameter first, until
insertion near connector center cavities and work
bottomed in contact cavity (Figure 17). Fill all cavities
that have un-crimped contacts. Preserve connector in
accordance with NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 026 00.
Axially align contact with contact cavity.
99. Moisture Barrier. For connector sealing procedures,
g. With firm even pressure, press tool against
including application of sealant to grommet sealed
contact shoulder and seat contact into cavity
connectors, refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 025 00.
(Figure 16). A slight click may be heard as retention
tines snap into place behind contact shoulder.
100. C O N T A C T R E M O V A L . T h e f o l l o w i n g
paragraphs give contact removal for front release and
h. Pull tool straight out of contact cavity. Remove
rear release crimp contacts.
tool from wire. Pull back lightly on wire to ensure
contact is properly seated.
101. Crimp Front Release Contacts. Remove wired,
unwired, and broken wire contacts in accordance with
Seal connector as required (Paragraph 97), and
install backshell (WP 008 03).
Select correct removal tool (Table 5).
97. CONNECTOR SEALING.
b. If contact is unwired, remove sealing plug
98. Sealing Plugs. Seal connector in accordance with
from contact cavity of contact to be removed.
Working from front (mating end) of connector,
a. Fill all unused cavities with un-crimped
slide hollow end of removal tool over contact
contacts (Paragraph 96).