5-10. WIRING HARNESS MAINTENANCE (CONT)
f. Cab Console Wiring Harness (cont).
REPAIR (SHEET 1 OF 2)
Cut, remove, and discard tie straps as necessary for access to wires in
f o l l o w i n g s t e p s .
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
to 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-
sulated splice connectors .
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 harness wire as close to terminal as possi-
ble. 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 console wiring harness connector as follows:
Remove contact with wire from connector as shown using contact removal
tool to depress contact tabs .
Cut wire as close to contact as pos-
s i b l e .
Strip 1/4 inch insulation from
end of wire taking care not to
cut through wire. Crimp new
contact securely onto wire.
Aline contact with connector.
Push contact into connector
u n t i l t a b s c l i c k.