4-23. REMOVE/INSTALL WALL SWITCHES.
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, (Appendix B, Section III, Item 2)
General Safety Instruction
Before performing any maintenance actions on electrical equipment, ensure all
electrical power has been turned off. Death or serious injury may occur from failure
to do this.
Turn off Electrical Power.
Open appropriate circuit breaker.
Turn the defective switch to the on position and verify no electrical power to the switch.
Remove Non-indicating Switch. See figure 4-12.
Remove two mounting screws and withdraw defective switch to gain access to wires.
Loosen terminal screws, tag and disconnect wires and remove switch.
Install Non-indicating Switch. See figure 4-12.
Connect wires to new switch and tighten terminal screws.
Guide new switch into junction box. Be sure wires are not kinked or strained.
Install two switch mounting screws.
Place cover plate on junction box. Install cover plate screws.