connectors and their locations; a loose connector could cause the
symptom you have to troubleshoot.
For this lesson, when you
inspected the 2W105-9/P4 connector, you found it loose.
the note in the block, you immediately go to block 6.
Block 6. Block 6 instructs you to perform a connector inspection and
asks the question, "Are any connector parts faulty?" after you have
completed the inspection. Each time you find a loose connector, you
must perform a connector inspection using the following steps:
The troubleshooting illustrations
have connector diagrams giving the location of each pin or
socket in relation to the main key or keyway on the connector.
Figure 1-13 shows typical connectors with views of mating
faces rotated, when necessary, to show all lettering in an
The connectors you work with may look
different; however, they have similar parts.
specific connectors using the wiring harness number, refer to
TM 9-2350-264 -20-1.
Connector inspection. Begin the connector inspection process
by checking the pins (1) and sockets (2) for dirt and
corrosion (fig. 1-14). If you find dirt or corrosion, clean
in TM 9-2350-264-20-1.
Then, check the connector body (3),
insert (4), adapter (5), and shell (6) for dents or breaks.
Additionally, inspect the insert for missing sockets (2) and
the connector body for missing, bent or broken pins (1)(fig.
If you find faulty connector parts, notify your
If you do not find faulty parts, continue