8-51. STE/ICE WIRING HARNESS TEST/REPAIR/REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Electrical Tape (Item 39, Appendix C)
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Tie Wraps (Item 40, Appendix C)
(Item 18, Appendix F)
Multimeter, Digital (Item 9, Appendix F)
Negative battery cable disconnected (Para 8-44)
Failure of an electrical device to function is more likely due to a faulty switch or faulty device rather
than to a broken wire. Do not assume that a broken wire exists until related electrical device and
actuator have been checked.
Inspect wires for poor connections, cuts, or other defects.
Check wire continuity to determine if hidden breaks exist.
Connect multimeter leads to each end of wire.
An infinite resistance reading indicates a broken wire.
If an individual wire is broken, it is not necessary to replace entire wiring harness. Refer to step c.
Repair for wire replacement procedure.
Tag and mark connection points of all terminal rings (1) and single connectors (2) on wiring harness (3).
Tag, mark, and disconnect terminal rings (1) and single connectors (2) from connectors (4) of other
Remove hydraulic joystick (Para 18-11).