4-30. COMPOSITE STOPLIGHT-TAILLIGHT MAINTENANCE (LATE MODEL) (Cont).
Disconnect and tag four chassis wiring harness connectors (9) from composite stoplight-taillight connectors
Remove two screws (8), Iockwashers (7), and body assembly(5) from mounting bracket. Discard Iockwashers.
Loosen six captive screws (2) and remove lens assembly (1) and preformed packing (3) from body assembly
(5). Discard preformed packing if defective.
d. CLEANING AND INSPECTION
To avoid damaging composite stoplight-taillight, do not use dry cleaning solvent or
mineral spirits paint thinner to clean.
Clean exterior and interior of body assembly with soap and water, then dry thoroughly.
Inspect lens for cracks, breaks, or signs of warpage. Replace lens if defective.
Inspect sockets and wiring to ensure that they will make good electrical connections. Replace composite
stoplight-taillight if defective.
Position lens assembly (1) and preformed packing (3) in place on body assembly (5). Tighten six captive
Position body assembly (5) in place on mounting bracket and install two screws (8) and new Iockwashers (7).
Connect four chassis wiring harness connectors (9) to composite stoplight-taillight connectors (10). Remove
Connect towing vehicle intervehicuiar cable to semitrailer (para 2-10).
l Test operation of composite stoplight-taillight.