6-5. RECEPTACLE CONVERTER BOX.
This Task Covers:
c. Follow-On Tasks
Tools and Special Tools:
Tool kit, general mechanic's (item 4, Appendix B-3)
Dielectric grease (item 34, Appendix F)
Landing legs down
Trailer disconnected from prime mover
Electrical Schematic, Section 6, Page 6-6
Ground boards emplaced
Disconnect all electrical power before performing any maintena nce
on the electrical system. Failure to do so could result in injury.
To avoid damage to the semitrailers converter box and
electrical system either the 12 volt (7 pin) OR the 24 volt (12
pin) cable must be plugged into a converter box receptacle.
Never plug both intervehicular cables into the semitrailers
converter box, only one or the other - NOT both. The
converter box allows either 12 volts OR 24 volts to be utilized
from the tractor, not both at the same time.
1. Remove four screws (3) and pull out receptacle converter box (2) as a unit.
2. Disconnect harness (1) from receptacle converter box (2).
Repair procedures for the receptacle converter box are located in