CABLE, ELECTRIC POWER - Continued
Wipe dirt, grease, oil and contaminants from cable using wiping rag.
(1) Inspect power cable (10) insulation for cuts, tears, cracks and deep scratches.
(2) Inspect wiring (8) for cut, tom or burned insulation.
(3) Inspect housing (5) gland cap (3) and cord clamp (2) for cracks.
(4) Inspect terminal block (7) for cracks, corrosion and missing terminal screws (9).
If any connector component is defective, replace entire connector.
Replace defective components.
(1) Slide gland cap (3) up on cable (10).
(2) Slide gland (11) up the cable (10).
(3) Slide the housing (5) up on the cable (10).
(4) If required, strip cable (10) jacket six inches and each conductor wire (8)1/2 inch. Remove tags and
insert wiring (8) to terminal block (7) and tighten terminal screws (9).
(5) Align terminal block (7) with housing (5) and push block into housing.
Secure terminal block (7) to housing (5) by tightening two self tapping screws for terminal block (6)
until terminal block is firmly seated in housing. Screws may continue to turn after terminal block is
seated. This is normal and harmless.
(7) Slide gland (11) and gland cap (3) down cable (10) to housing and tighten self tapping screws (4) for
gland cap until gland clamp is flush with housing. Assemble cord clamps (2) and tighten cord clamp
(8) Connect power 5' cable to generator set (TM 5-6115-585-12/34).