5-10. WIRING HARNESS MAINTENANCE (CONT)
e. Cab Lower Wiring Harness (cont).
REPAIR (SHEET 1 OF 2)
Cut, remove, and discard tie straps as necessary for access to wires in
following steps. If necessary, carefully cut outer covering from wiring
harness to expose wires. If defective wire is not accessible for repair.
or if wiring harness is badly damaged, notify direct support maintenance
t o replace wiring harness .
Repair cut or defective wire by cutting length of same gage and color
wire. Strip 1/4 inch insulation from end of wires taking care not to cut
through wires. Splice ends of new wire to ends of harness wire using in-
s u l a t e d s p l i c e c o n n e c t o r s .
Repair cracked or broken wire insulation by wrapping insulation tape
around damaged area of wire.
Repair cut or frayed harness outer covering by wrapping insulation tape
around damaged area.
Replace terminals by cutting wire as close to terminal as possible. Strip
1/4 inch insulation from end of wire taking care not to cut through wire
then crimp new terminal securely onto wire.
Repair cab lower wiring harness connector as follows:
Remove terminal from connector by prying tab using small screwdriver
and pulling terminal from connector as shown. Cut wire as close to
terminal as possible.
Strip 1/4 inch insulation
from end of wire taking
care not to cut through
wire. Crimp new terminal
securely onto wire.
Aline terminal with con-
nector and push into con-
n e c t o r u n t i l t e r m i n a l t ab
c l i c k s .