ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION MAINTENANCE- continued.
All wires are spliced the same. One is shown
Remove 6 inches (15 .24 cm) of insulation (3) from both sides of break in wire (6).
Cut off 3-inch (7. 62 cm) piece of damaged wire (5) with damage in middle of removed piece.
Measure and cut a piece of new wire (2) to replace damaged piece.
Strip both ends of wire (4) and free ends of wire (2).
When crimping, be sure to make a good electrical and mechanical connection
between terminal and wire.
Install and crimp splice (1) on each end of new wire (2).
Install and crimp the new wire splices onto free ends of cable wire (4).
Wrap splices and wire 1 inch (2.54 cm) on each side of splices with electrical tape.
Make sure electrical tape overlaps insulation on both ends of repair area.
Using electrical tape, completely wrap all wires together.