5-27. GENERAL WIRING REPAIR (CONT).
To prevent injury to personnel, never use an open flame to apply heat to heat shrink tubing.
To prevent personnel injury, allow heat shrink tubing to cool before handling.
Apply heat to heat shrink tubing (3). Allow heat shrink tubing to shrink until tight on solder joint and insulation of
If replacing a section of wire (1), measure distance between ends of wire.
Cut a section of new wire (4) 2 inches (5.08 cm) longer than distance measured in step (7).
Remove 0.75 in. (1.9 cm) of insulation (2) from both ends of new wire (4).
(10) Slide two 3-in. 7.62 cm) pieces of heat shrink tubing (3) over ends of wire (1).
To prevent personal injury, allow solder to cool before handling.
(11) Twist bare ends of wires (1) and new wire (4) together and solder. Ensure solder flows evenly onto wires of each
(12) Repeat steps (5) through (7) for both solder joints.
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