I bench tested the leads with a multimeter and they passed. When I Bench test with a trouble light they fail the test. Why? Because of too much resistance in the connector that fits the plug?
What is the size of your ballpark, maximum and minimum?The multimeter test was in the ballpark Ohms wise.
Of course you are right Ed. This is a temp fix at best. Replacement is by far the only real solution. I posted this mostly as a joke. My sense of humor gets me in trouble regularly, just ask my wife!Plug wire Insulation breakdown is not a surface condition and will not be fixed by a thin coat of anything.