Single Term Connectors

How-to instruction video for the DEUTSCH Single Terminal Connectors.


DTHD Series

Contact Insertion

  1. Hold the connector with the rear grommet facing you.
  2. Push contact straight into contact cavity until a click is heard/felt. A slight tug will ensure the contact is inserted correctly.

Contact Removal

  1. Hold the connector so that the rear grommet is facing you.
  2. Using the correct size plastic removal tool, snap the tool over the wire.
  3. Slide the tool along the wire into the cavity until it engages the contact and resistance is felt. NOTE: Do not twist or insert tool at an angle.
  4. Pull the contact and wire assembly out of the connector.

DTSK Series

Contact Insertion

  1. Begin with a stripped wire.
  2. Wire seal grommets are required in order to maintain an environmental seal. Slide the wire seal into place on the stripped wire.
  3. To crimp Ø8mm contacts, use a hex shaped crimp per NFC 20.130 standard. For full specifications, refer to DEUTSCH drawing 8925-003-0000.
  4. Remove the integrated TPA secondary lock with a DT-RT1 removal tool
  5. While holding the wire seal in place, push the contact straight into the rear of the connector until you hear and feel a click.
  6. Return the TPA and push to close.

Contact Removal

  1. Begin by removing the integrated TPAs with a DT-RT1 removal tool.
  2. Release the locking fingers by moving them away from the shoulder of the contact, while gently pulling the wire through the rear of the connector.

Jiffy Splice

Contact Insertion

  1. Hold the Jiffy Splice between your thumb and forefinger approximately one half inch behind the cavity
  2. Push the contact straight into the Jiffy Splice until you hear and feel a click. A slight tug will confirm that the contact is properly locked into place.
  3. Repeat the same process for the other side of the Jiffy Splice.

Contact Removal

  1. Using the correct size plastic removal tool, snap the tool over the wire.
  2. Slide the tool along the wire into the Jiffy Splice until it engages the contact and resistance is felt. NOTE: Do not twist or insert tool at an angle.
  3. Pull the contact and wire assembly out of the Jiffy Splice.