4-17 SWITCH BOX LOAD TERMINAL MAINTENANCE.
This task covers: a. Removal
Tool Kit, General Mechanics
(item 1, appendix B)
Both generator sets shut down, paragraph
2-5.3.3. Trailer handbrakes set, front support
leg/landing leg lowered, and rear
Wire, Round Steel, 0.072 inch diameter
leveling-support jack lowered; paragraph
QQ-W-423 Composition 302
2-3.2.1. Lead cable disconnected from switch
box load terminals.
Release clamping catches (12, figure 4-17 sheet 1) and open switch box cover (2).
Remove and retain hex nut (3), internal tooth lock washer (4), and leads (5) from defective
Remove and retain hex nut (6) that secures the terminal (8) to the mounting plate (7).
Remove terminal (8).
Repair consists of replacing a missing or damaged terminal clip. Removal of terminal
is not required. Any other damage to the terminal requires replacement. The
terminal clip is fabricated using bulk wire National Stock Number
Release clamping catch (11) and open switch box load terminal cover (1).
Cut two pieces of bulk wire 5 3/4 inches and 1 1/4 inches long.
Make sure nut (9) is installed on terminal body (8).
Fabricate terminal clip (10) in accordance with figure 4-17 (sheet 2).
Install terminal clip (10) on terminal (8), close switch box terminal cover (1) and secure with
clamping catch (11).