4-23. REMOVE/INSTALL RECEPTACLES
This task covers:
General Mechanics Tool Kit, Appendix B, Itern 1
General Safetv Instructions
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.
Remove receptacle. See figure 4-15.
Open appropriate circuit breaker located in the panelboard assembly.
Verify no electrical power to the receptacle.
Remove receptacle cover plate screw(s) and remove cover plate.
Remove two mounting screws and withdraw defective receptacle to gain access to wires,
Loosen three terminal screws, tag and disconnect wires.
Install receptacle. See figure 4-15.
Install three wires to receptacle and tighten three terminal screws. Remove tags.
Guide new receptacle into receptacle box. Be sure wires are not kinked or strained.
Install two receptacle mounting screws.
Install cover plate screw(s).
Open appropriate circuit breaker.
Plug in an electrical appliance to verify proper operations of receptacle.