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One of my 4 pins power connector's pin is broken off. How can i replace it? The metal lead tip is cut in half if you guys are wondering
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post #2 of 11
uhhh.... pics?

i'd say just rip apart a connector off a dead/old PSU and replace it...
post #3 of 11
Use a Molex pin removal tool (hollow cylinder) to dislodge the pins from the plug.
Cut all the pins off. (so the wires are even length)
Strip 1/4" bare wire.
Crimp on new pins.
Insert back into plug (DO NOT MESS UP THE PINOUTS)

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ndex&cPath=174
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post #4 of 11
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
Use a Molex pin removal tool (hollow cylinder) to dislodge the pins from the plug.
Cut all the pins off. (so the wires are even length)
Strip 1/4" bare wire.
Crimp on new pins.
Insert back into plug (DO NOT MESS UP THE PINOUTS)

http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ndex&cPath=174
I saw it over SVC and Jabtech. But wasn't sure if i need a special tool to clamp the wire together with the molex. Thanks for the help

I need the Male BTW. Its for my Liang DDCT Pump. I striped all the wire and connect the lead through the other molex female. I was about to get electrocuted.

$6.60 for the cheapest shipping
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post #5 of 11
Make a tool like this or buy one to remove pins, you can do it with tweezers but its tricky.
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post #6 of 11
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I already have the tools. Just wasn't sure how to connect the bare wire with the new lead. I think i just figure it out.
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post #7 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mikey122687 View Post
I saw it over SVC and Jabtech. But wasn't sure if i need a special tool to clamp the wire together with the molex. Thanks for the help

I need the Male BTW. Its for my Liang DDCT Pump. I striped all the wire and connect the lead through the other molex female. I was about to get electrocuted.

$6.60 for the cheapest shipping
If you don't do much crimping... just use a needle nose pliers.

Also, try calling SVC or JabTech. Maybe they are willing to ship the pins in just a $.39 envelope. Oh, if you need just 1-2 pins... I have them.
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post #8 of 11
Just crimp it Mikey or crimp and solder for a solid connection.
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post #9 of 11
if all else fails hardwire it?


ok, that's a bad idea, nvm.
post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
If you don't do much crimping... just use a needle nose pliers.

Also, try calling SVC or JabTech. Maybe they are willing to ship the pins in just a $.39 envelope. Oh, if you need just 1-2 pins... I have them.
svc ships first class but they're out of stock.

Jabtech has them but doesn't ship 1st class.

I only need 2

I'll Paypal you right now with the info. Please PM me
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