Drycleaning solvent Fed. Spec. PD680 is potentially
dangerous. Avoid repeated and prolonged breathing of vapors
and skin contact. Do not use near open flame, arcing equipment
or other ignition sources. Always wear protective clothing and
(1) Remove corrosion from metal parts of the connector assembly.
(2) Clean dirt and corrosion from threads on connector parts and screws with cleaning solvent Fed. Spec.
d. Repair or Replace.
(1) Check disassembled connector for broken shell, plug, pins, and insulating bushing. Replace damaged
part with new component.
(2) Replace screws, retainer nut, shell, and bottom part of holding bracket, if threads are damaged.
(3) Replace all O-rings.
(4) Replace plastic insulating bushing.
(5) Replace neoprene bushing.
(6) Replace cable, if necessary.
ELECTRICAL HIGH VOLTAGE
Electricity can cause serious injury or death. Be certain that all
power is removed before performing maintenance on electrical
e. Reassembly. (Figure 271 )
Insert cable (5) through connector shell (10).
Slide connector shell (10) down cable (5).
Insert cable (5) through replacement plastic insulating bushing (9).
Slide plastic insulating bushing (9) down cable (5).
Slide knurled retainer nut (8) over cable (5).
Insert each tagged lead of cable (5) through a hole in the neoprene bushing (7).
Slide neoprene bushing (7) down leads as far as possible.
With soldering iron, solder each tagged lead to its proper contact.
Remove tags from leads.
Slide neoprene bushing (7) over leads and soldered joints of contacts.
Slide insulating bushing (9), retainer nut (8), and connector shell (10) up cable (5) and screw
connector shell (10) to socket body (6).
(12) Locate two cable clamps (3) over connector shell (10) and cable (5).
(13) Install two screws (1) and two lockwashers (2) in cable clamps (3).
(14) Install replacement O-ring (4) over socket body (6).
(15) If applicable, install chain retaining screw (11) and lockwasher (12) to connector shell (10).