I installed new lights in my Terminator 2 skull - eyes & they did not power on. There are some other lights that don't light up also. Would the burnted plug I pointed out in the photos be the issue? Thanks
Yes. You need new connector and new pins on the board.
If you haven't done board work, get help. Easy to lose through board continuity.
LTG : )™
Thanks LTG.... I can figure out how to add a new plug but pins on a board? Not really. Does the board in this case always need new pins?
No, that connector will not cause the eyes in the skull not to light. That connector is for GI lighting. That being said, that connector and associated pins needs to be repaired. When replacing the pins on the board, pay very careful attention to the traces on both sides of the board. The heat in that area (that caused the connector to burn) makes the traces very delicate, even though they are big...
After you replace the pins, you can use the table in the "On Board GI Problems" section of PinWiki to verify connectivity http://pinwiki.com/wiki/index.php?title=Williams_WPC#General_Illumination_Problems
For the skull lamps, try flipping the LEDs around in the socket (assuming you installed LEDs).
If I can't find my correct correct crimping tool for these connectors... would a plyers do the job?
Quoted from LTG:
Tough, but can be done.
LTG : )™
You'll pull all your hair out by the time you're done. You should be able to find a pair of wire strippers like this that will make it at least better than pliers.
There are 3 holes where 2 wires go in. Is this right? It's a big pain getting the connectors crimped. Practice makes perfect... Glad I have extras.
Ok... I messed up & lost track of which wire goes where... Would someone please attach a picture of the connector & where the wires go/come from? Thanks soooooo much!
Take a close look at the picture Zaza posted. There are 4 yellow with white stripe and 3 solid yellow wires coming up in that bundle. Each wire of each color is electrically the same (multiple wires coming up from the 6.3v winding on the transformer) so you do not need to find the specific wire that was on each pin. Just match the colors to the correct pins on the connector as shown in Zaza's picture.
The thing is... The connector I have doesn't let me use the same wire & have it go through 2 holes.
That is why you take two wires. Solder to one wire. The two wires go to two spots on the connector. The one wire goes to the original wire that went to two spots.
That is why I posted earlier in this thread to make a "Y".
LTG : )
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