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controller wires disconnected

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by animal70X7, Feb 12, 2007.

  1. animal70X7

    animal70X7 Junior Member
    from West MI
    Messages: 6

    I have a western joystick controller w/ white 6 pin connections. Three of the wires pulled loose. What is the best way to reconnect them? I can't seem to push the little rods the wires came off through to crimp the wires back on. HELP!!
  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    The "rods" that you are referring too are captured in the plastic connector body by little barbs on the rods themselves and you need a special terminal release tool to remove them without damaging them or the connector body. Snap on makes a nice terminal removal tool kit but it's about $60 so it's not really cost effective for you.Do you know anybody with a auto or truck repair shop? They'd probably have the tool.If your in a pinch and you just need to get it up and running you could cut the plastic connectors off and hardwire the controller.