Connector Maintenance Continued
If contact (2) is cracked, bent or corroded; clean, repair, or replace.
If the crimping or solder is loose on contact (2), or if lead (4) is worn or torn; repair or replace.
If retainer (5) is missing, replace it.
If contact (2) is only dirty, clean with a swab dampened with alcohol.
Place contact (2) back in its shell (3) by sliding shell up over contact (2).
Figure 6-9. Male Single Lead Connector
Straight Plug Connector (fig. 6-10). The following is a recommended maintenance procedure.
To avoid electrical shock to personnel, make sure that all electrical power is turned OFF when
cleaning, inspecting, and repairing electrical cables, contacts, and connectors
Using a flat tip screwdriver, loosen two screws (5) on shell (6).
Hold plug (1) tightly in one hand, unscrew shell (6), and pull shell back.