2-7. CABLES AND CONNECTORS. This task covers:
Tools, see TM 10-4610-232-12, Appx B.
Sec Ill, Ref Code (No.)
Tape, Electrical (Appx B, Sec II, Item 68)
Tool Kit, General Mechanics Automotive (1)
Stripper, Wire (16)
Heat Shrink Tubing (TM 10-4610-232-24P)
Insertion Tool Kit (16)
Extractor Tool Kit (16)
Heater, Air (16)
Guide Pin Kit (16)
Crimper, Hand, Terminal (16)
ROWPU Shutdown. Cable to be repaired, removed.
R E P A I R .
a. Splice Wires (Figure 2-7).
A four-wire cable is illustrated in Figure 2-7. Regardless of the number of wires, all
wires are spliced as follows:
Remove 6 in. (15.24 cm) of insulation (1) from both sides of the broken wire in the cable.
Cut off a 3 in. length of the damaged wire (2) with the damaged area in the center of the 3 in. length.
Measure and cut a new piece of wire to replace the damaged wire (2). Discard the damaged wire.
Strip both ends of new wire (3) and the two good ends of the wire being repaired.
Figure 2-7. Splice Wires