connectors J65 and P65, safety wire in accordance with
(3) If replacement of connector J65 is
MS33540 using lockwire MS20995C20.
necessary, remove potting compound and unsolder
replacement connector. Fill connector backshell with
silicone rubber sealing compound (501 RTV and
the water system wire harness assembly by removing
Catalyst 501A, Dow Corning Corp., Midland, Michigan,
lockwire and disconnecting P41, P42 and PilI; then
remove connectors J41, J42, and J71 by removing four
nuts and screws and eight washers from each.
(4) If self-clinching cable straps are removed
to facilitate repairs, install new cable straps at five inch
intervals and all cable breakouts.
After inspection and testing,
disassemble the wire harness only as required for repair
f. Installation. Install the wire harness assembly in
reverse order of removal procedure. After installing
Figure 5-4. Water system wire harness assembly.
c. Cleaning and Inspection.
e. Repair, Replacement and Reassembly.
(1) Clean wire harness with a clean, lint-free
cloth moistened with approved solvent and dry
(1) Solder connections will be made in
accordance with MIL-S-6872 using solder type
SN60WRP2 per Fed Spec QQ-S-571.
(2) Check for any evidence of burned areas
indicating shorts. Inspect wiring for damaged insulation
(2) Replace defective wires with wire in
and loose connections. Inspect connectors for damaged
accordance with MIL-W-5086, Type II. Wire size and
or stripped threads and damaged or loose pins.
approximate length in inches is provided in figure 5-4.
(3) If replacement of connectors (J41, J42,
to the wire run chart
in figure 5-4
J71) is necessary, remove potting compound and
unsolder electrical leads. Solder electrical leads to