5-7. LIGHT SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE (CONT)
d. Stop and Tail Lights (cont).
Clean lens (2), lamp
cloth moistened with
(3), housing (9), and wire insulation using clean
detergent. Dry using clean cloth.
Clean lamp (3) contacts and wire terminals using clean cloth moistened
with isopropyl alcohol.
cleaning solvent P-D-680 used to clean parts is toxic and flammable.
W e a r p r o t e c t i v e g o g g l e s a n d g l o v e s a n d u s e o n l y i n a w e l l v e n t i l a t ed
a r e a . A v o i d c o n t a c t w i t h s k i n ,
e y e s a n d c l o t h e s a n d d o n t b r e a t h e
vapors . Do not use near open flame or excessive heat and dont smoke
when using it. Failure to do so could cause serious injury. If you be-
c o m e d i z z y w h i l e u s i n g c l e a n i n g s o l v e n t , g e t f r e s h a i r a n d m e d i c al
a t t e n t i o n i m m e d i a t e l y .
If contact with skin or clothes is made, flush
w i th
( 4 )
large amounts of water.
I f c o n t a c t w i t h e y e s i s m a d e , w a s h e y es
water and get medical aid immediately.
Clean all other metallic parts using clean cloth moistened with cleaning
solvent P-D-680. Dry using clean cloths.
Inspect terminal (4 and 5) wires for cracked or broken insulation or
broken wire strands at connection to terminal. Repair cracked or broken
insulation by applying insulation tape to area. If broken wire strands
are seen, cut wire as close to terminal as possible. Strip 1/4 inch insu-
lation from end of wire taking care not to cut through wire then crimp
new terminal securely onto wire.
Inspect housing (9) for cracks, breaks, damaged threads, distortion,
broken wires at housing, or other damage. Replace stop and tail light as
an assembly if any of the above conditions are seen.
Inspect lamp (3) for cracked or broken glass or corroded base. Connect
multimeter between lamp base and center contact and check for continuity.
Replace lamp if any of the above conditions are seen or multimeter does
n o t i n d i c a t e c o n t i n u i t y .
Inspect remaining parts for cracks, breaks, distortion, or damaged
threads; replace as necessary.