COAXIAL MASS TERMINATION CONNECTOR (MTC) REPAIR continued
a. Check removed and attaching parts for dam-
age (para 9.126).
b. Check wires and terminals for wear, cracks,
cuts, broken strands and proper strip sizes
c. Check removed and attaching parts for corro-
sion (para 1.49).
d. Check for damaged contacts. If contacts are
damaged, go to paragraph 9.138.6.
Do not place heater near flammable
material or allow heater to contact
skin: severe burns can result. Wear
protective equipment. If injury occurs,
seek medical aid.
Illustrations are provided in Table 1 as a
guide for proper contact installation.
a. Remove contact (6) from cable (8). Use heating
tool kit and nitrogen (item 128, App F) if on heli-
(1) Use a sharp knife to score sleeve (9) length-
wise on opposite sides of contact (6). Do not
cut cable (8).
(2) Hold contact (6) with pliers. Heat contact (6)
with heat gun (10) until solder (11) melts.
Quickly pull contact (6) off cable (8).
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