2-28. REPAIR. Continued
a) Locate the module to be removed.
Rf cables must first be disconnected from the following modules:
If not done, connectors may be damaged.
b) Hook the module extractor through the two holes in the top corners of the module.
c) Hold the module extractor with one hand. Rest the other hand on the rt with the fingers of the
hand on top of the module to be removed.
d) Pull steadily with the module extractor until the module connector is free of the backplane.
e) Remove the module.
f) Unhook the module extractor from the module.
5. Handle all modules carefully.
6. Before installing a module, check the connector for bent or broken pins. Do not install if damaged.
7. Perform operational check before returning to service..
b. Repair Precautions
Remove power from rt before repair. Serious burns or electrical shock can result from contact
with exposed electrical wires or connectors.
Static electricity and stray voltages can damage the rt modules. Use an antistatic pad on
the work surface and attach a grounded wrist strap to self before removing top cover.