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Old 06-26-2018, 10:46 PM   #1
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Umbilical Cord Junction Box

Reworked Umbilical Cord Junction Box ring terminals with marine grade terminals . If you have not checked yours you should, 14 terminals had insulated wire in crimp with wire just bent back
Thanks TDF for bringing this up
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Old 06-26-2018, 11:12 PM   #2
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Old 06-27-2018, 12:46 AM   #3
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Old 06-27-2018, 06:48 AM   #4
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Well done.

I just replaced my poorly crimped (ETI) battery-to-inverter 4 gauge cable with new 2 gauge cable with good solid factory ends to eliminate issues with inverter low voltage alarm when using the microwave.

Reace had diagnosed a poor crimp two years ago and firmed it up somewhat, and a particular Iowa native with a firm grip had helped with another re-crimp last year.

Now all is well with the new set. It's about a foot longer, but I think it'll be fine to get factory ends.
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Old 06-27-2018, 06:53 AM   #5
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Very nice looking repair
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Old 06-27-2018, 07:09 AM   #6
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Well done. Did you use crimp heat shrink or solder heat shrink terminals ?
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Old 06-27-2018, 07:24 AM   #7
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I looked at mine and found the same issue - crimps on insulation. Has anyone contacted ETI about this?
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Old 06-27-2018, 07:26 AM   #8
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Reworked Umbilical Cord Junction Box ring terminals with marine grade terminals . If you have not checked yours you should, 14 terminals had insulated wire in crimp with wire just bent back
Thanks TDF for bringing this up
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Great looking job! You shouldn't have to worry about those terminations ever again.
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Well done.

I just replaced my poorly crimped (ETI) battery-to-inverter 4 gauge cable with new 2 gauge cable with good solid factory ends to eliminate issues with inverter low voltage alarm when using the microwave.

Reace had diagnosed a poor crimp two years ago and firmed it up somewhat, and a particular Iowa native with a firm grip had helped with another re-crimp last year.

Now all is well with the new set. It's about a foot longer, but I think it'll be fine to get factory ends.
Hi: Bill and Earline... I know that "Iowa crimper" Alf
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Reworked Umbilical Cord Junction Box ring terminals with marine grade terminals . If you have not checked yours you should, 14 terminals had insulated wire in crimp with wire just bent back
Thanks TDF for bringing this up
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I know it's been discussed, where is the box on an old style 21' with foam insulation?
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