2-33. REPAIR PROCEDURES. Continued
4. Use the module extractor to remove the circuit card assemblies. It is included in the maintenance
tool kit. It is used as follows:
Locate the module to be removed.
Hook the module extractor through the two holes in the top comers of the module.
Hold the module extractor with one hand. Place the other hand on the RT with the fingers of that
hand resting on top of the module to be removed.
Pull steadily with the module extractor until the module connector is free of the parent board.
Remove the module.
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.
Perform the operational check.
b. Repair Precautions.
Static electricity can damage the RT modules. Ground the RT and all tools before removing a
module. Use a grounded wrist strap when handling a module.
Steps marked with must be performed exactly as written. They are critical in maintaining
the nuclear hardness of the RT. Seals must not be damaged. All screws must be torqued to the
limits specified in the replacement procedures.