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e. Wiggle removal tool gently to help it into insert
bore and over back of contact. Additional rotation
may be required if broken strands are encountered.
f. Continue insertion of removal tool until positive
stop is felt at about 1/2 inch depth.
g. Exert axial pressure on engaging end of contact,
using appropriate pin or socket as pusher. (If contact
does not move, seat removal tool more firmly).
h. Push contact completely out rear of connector
before disengaging removal tool (Figure 21).
Figure 20. Unlocking Contact Retention
Mechanism of Broken Wire Contact
54. CONNECTOR REMOVAL AND
55. If the connector is severely damaged or cannot be
repaired using the above procedures, proceed as follows:
a. Starting from outside of damaged connector, tag
wires and remove all contacts from connector (Paragraph
50). If contact cannot be removed, cut wire as close to
connector as possible and attach new contact (Paragraphs
44 and 45).
b. Starting from center of new connector, insert
contact into correct cavity (Paragraph 46). Remove tag
from wire. Repeat procedure until all contacts are
installed in new connector.
56. CONNECTOR CLEANING AND
Figure 21. Broken Wire Contact Removal
57. For connector cleaning and corrosion control
procedures refer to NAVAIR 0l-lA-505-1, WP 026 00.