1 September 2011
47. CONNECTOR SEALING.
48. Sealing Plugs. Seal connector in accordance with
a. Fill all unused cavities with uncrimped contacts
b. Insert sealing plug, large diameter end first, until
bottomed in contact cavity. Do not insert further than
knob. Fill all cavities that have uncrimped contacts. For
grommet sealing plug selection refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-
505-1, WP 023 00.
49. Moisture Barrier. For connector sealing procedures,
including application of sealant to grommet sealed
connectors, refer to NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1, WP 025 00.
50. CONTACT REMOVAL. Remove wired, unwired,
and broken wire contacts in accordance with following
Figure 10. Inserting Contact into Insertion Tool
51. Wired Contact Removal.
f. Axially align contact with contact cavity.
a. Select correct removal tool (Table 4, 6 or 7).
g. With firm even pressure, press tool against
contact shoulder and seat contact into cavity (Figure 11).
A slight click may be heard as retention tines snap into
place behind contact shoulder.
Metal tool tips are sharp and can cause injury to
personnel and/or damage to connectors.
Present metal tooling in some instances has
damaged the wire sealing grommet at the end of
the connectors. Plastic tools are preferred.
Caution should be exercised in the use of
Inspect tips of metal tools for distortion of
probe before use as connector damage can
Figure 11. Contact Insertion
b. Place wire of contact to be removed into removal
tool, with white tip facing connector insert (Figure 12).
h. Pull tool straight out of contact cavity. Remove
tool from wire. Pull back lightly on wire to ensure
contact is properly seated.
i. Seal connector as required (Paragraph 47).