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BMW X5: Crimping Annular Contacts

Special tools required:

Crimping annular contacts:

Special tool 61 4 320

CRIMPING OPTICAL FIBERS

Special tools required:

To crimp optical fibers, use pliers 61 4 321 (1) in conjunction with crimping head 61 4 323 (2) from crimping set 61 4 320.

NOTE: Pliers (1) open automatically as far as they will go when handles are pressed together.

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Fig. 95: Identifying Pliers 61 4 321

Move contact guide by means of stop lever (1) into corresponding position (pin contact or jack).

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Fig. 96: Identifying Stop Lever

Open pliers (2).

Place pin contact or jack (1) in crimping head and secure with locking lever (3).

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Fig. 97: Identifying Pliers, Jack And Locking Lever

NOTE: Follow procedure for cutting and stripping insulation from optical fibers.

Insert stripped optical fiber (1) as far as it will go into pin contact or jack (2).

Close pliers (3) fully.

Open pliers (3) and locking lever (4).

Remove optical fiber (1).

Plug Connection, Terminals
Fig. 98: Identifying Stripped Optical Fiber, Pliers And Optical Fiber

IMPORTANT: Make sure optical fiber is correctly seated in jack.

Right (A)

End of optical fiber (1) must be flush with tip of pin contact (2).

Wrong (B)

End of optical fiber (1) is not flush with tip of pin contact (2).

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Fig. 99: Identifying End Of Optical Fiber

CUTTING OFF, STRIPPING INSULATION AND CUTTING OPTICAL FIBERS TO LENGTH

Special tools required:

To cut off, strip insulation and cut optical fibers to length, use pliers 61 4 321 (1) in conjunction with crimping head 61 4 322 (2) from crimping set 61 4 320.

NOTE: Pliers (1) open automatically as far as they will go when handles are pressed togethe

Plug Connection, Terminals
Fig. 100: Identifying Pliers 61 4 321

Cutting optical fiber

Open pliers (1).

Place optical fiber (2) in cutting device (3).

Close pliers (1) and remove optical fiber (2).

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Fig. 101: Identifying Optical Fiber In Cutting Device

Stripping insulation from optical fiber

Open pliers (1).

Open lever (2) in direction of arrow.

Plug Connection, Terminals
Fig. 102: Opening Lever

Slide optical fiber (1) into stripping device (2) until flush at point (3).

Close pliers (4) fully.

Close clamping lever (5) in direction of arrow.

Open pliers (4) by one tooth notch.

Open clamping lever (5) against direction of arrow again and remove optical fiber (1).

NOTE: A stripping replacement blade set is available under number 61 4 327.

Plug Connection, Terminals
Fig. 103: Closing Clamping Lever

Cutting optical fiber to length

IMPORTANT: The cutting blade must be replaced prior to each cutting of the optical fiber.

Pull pin (1) in direction of arrow.

Fold up blade retaining link (2) in direction of arrow.

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Fig. 104: Pulling Pin

WARNING: Risk of injury when changing the blade.

Remove blade (1) and replace.

Installation:

Make sure blade (1) is correctly seated on locating points (2).

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Fig. 105: Identifying Blade

Open pliers (3).

Slide optical fiber (1) into cutting device (2) until insulation of optical fiber (1) butts against clamping device.

Close pliers (3) fully and keep closed.

Remove optical fiber (1).

Plug Connection, Terminals
Fig. 106: Identifying Pliers, Optical Fiber And Cutting Device

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