c. Slide removal tool along wire at a right angle
to connector insert face and align with contact cavity
Figure 16. Removal Tool on Wire
Figure 14. Inserting Sealing Plug into Contact
d. Insert tool into contact cavity until tool tip
bottoms against contact shoulder (Figure 17). A slight
increase in resistance will be noticed just before the
tool tip bottoms. This will spread the retention clip and
release its hold on the contact.
Contact Retention Clip
Caution should be exercised in the use of
tooling. Inspect tips of metal tools for
distortion of the probe before use, as damage
to the wire sealing grommet of the connector
Select correct removal tool (Figure 10).
b. Place wire of contact to be removed into
removal tool (Figure 15).
Figure 17. Unlocking Contact Mechanism
e. Press wire firmly against serrated edge of
removal tool and pull wire straight out from contact
Figure 15. Inserting Wire into Removal Tool
cavity (Figure 18).