ELECTRICAL CONNECTORS MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
COMMERCIAL CONNECTOR REPAIR - CONTINUED
Compress handles of crimping tool until ratchet automatically releases and crimp is complete. A properly
crimped terminal is shown (Figure 8).
Release crimping tool with lock lever located between handles, in case of jamming.
Push crimped terminal into connector until it clicks into place. Gently tug on cable to make sure it is secure
Figure 11. Inserting Terminal in Connector.
Removal and Repair. Two locking tangs are used on terminals to secure them to the connector body. Use the fol-
lowing instructions for removing terminals from connector body:
Disengage locking tang securing connector bodies to each other. Grasp one half of connector in each hand
and gently pull apart.
Unlatch and open secondary lock on connector (Figure 10).
Figure 12. Unlatched Secondary Lock.