Appearance Issues with TE's Faston Series Quick Disconnect Connectors

Sometimes you may find that some of the plating surfaces on TE’s Faston Series Quick Disconnect Connectors appear to be blackened on the surface and look like they are oxidized.

For example, part number 5-160432-4.
For reference, check this photo:
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TE confirms that this common concern occurs frequently with the Tin plating product and it is not a defect issue.
These products show a uniform appearance and normal standard Matte Tin plated for the products.

Applicable part numbers

A27747TR-ND,A27747CT-ND
A27624TR-ND,A27624CT-ND
A24732TR-ND,A24732CT-ND
A27589TR-ND,A27589CT-ND
A27583TR-ND,A27583CT-ND
A107199TR-ND,A107199CT-ND
A24783TR-ND,A24783CT-ND
A24737TR-ND,A24737CT-ND
A121520TR-ND,A121520CT-ND
A125153TR-ND,A125153CT-ND
A107178TR-ND,A107178CT-ND
A125152TR-ND,A125152CT-ND
A100914TR-ND,A100914CT-ND
A27750TR-ND,A27750CT-ND
A27716TR-ND,A27716CT-ND
A27758TR-ND,A27758CT-ND
A27748TR-ND,A27748CT-ND
A27787TR-ND,A27787CT-ND
A29945TR-ND,A29945CT-ND
A27723TR-ND,A27723CT-ND
A141574TR-ND,A141574CT-ND
A111576TR-ND,A111576CT-ND
A27754TR-ND,A27754CT-ND
A107172TR-ND,A107172CT-ND
17-2238204-3TR-ND,17-2238204-3CT-ND
A27753TR-ND,A27753CT-ND
A27789TR-ND,A27789CT-ND
A110916TR-ND,A110916CT-ND
A27697TR-ND,A27697CT-ND
A27704TR-ND,A27704CT-ND
A122952TR-ND,A122952CT-ND
A27755TR-ND,A27755CT-ND
A27622TR-ND,A27622CT-ND
A27695TR-ND,A27695CT-ND
A27781TR-ND,A27781CT-ND
A27746TR-ND,A27746CT-ND
A27611TR-ND,A27611CT-ND
A122953TR-ND,A122953CT-ND
A27690TR-ND,A27690CT-ND
A100777TR-ND,A100777CT-ND
A24736TR-ND,A24736CT-ND
A27760TR-ND,A27760CT-ND
A27681TR-ND,A27681CT-ND
A27653TR-ND,A27653CT-ND
A100790TR-ND,A100790CT-ND
A27609TR-ND,A27609CT-ND
A27751TR-ND,A27751CT-ND
A107166TR-ND,A107166CT-ND
A27698TR-ND,A27698CT-ND
A27581TR-ND,A27581CT-ND
A100738TR-ND,A100738CT-ND
A107197TR-ND,A107197CT-ND
A107175TR-ND,A107175CT-ND
A121519TR-ND,A121519CT-ND
A122973TR-ND,A122973CT-ND
A107148TR-ND,A107148CT-ND
A27898TR-ND,A27898CT-ND
A27888TR-ND,A27888CT-ND
A107155TR-ND,A107155CT-ND
A27658TR-ND,A27658CT-ND
A27757TR-ND,A27757CT-ND
A107162TR-ND,A107162CT-ND
A107176TR-ND,A107176CT-ND
A29950TR-ND,A29950CT-ND
A100768TR-ND,A100768CT-ND
A111401TR-ND,A111401CT-ND
A107195TR-ND,A107195CT-ND
A106963TR-ND,A106963CT-ND
A27594TR-ND,A27594CT-ND
A100911TR-ND,A100911CT-ND
A27592TR-ND,A27592CT-ND
A107203TR-ND,A107203CT-ND
A107191TR-ND,A107191CT-ND
A27886TR-ND,A27886CT-ND
A27902TR-ND,A27902CT-ND
A27660TR-ND,A27660CT-ND
A29935TR-ND,A29935CT-ND
A101726TR-ND,A101726CT-ND
A24741TR-ND,A24741CT-ND
A27580TR-ND,A27580CT-ND
A27889TR-ND,A27889CT-ND
A27884TR-ND,A27884CT-ND
A107150TR-ND,A107150CT-ND
A32708TR-ND,A32708CT-ND
A106563-ND
A106976-ND
42470-1-ND
A24737-ND
A107188TR-ND,A107188CT-ND
A113671-ND
42025-1-ND
160314-2-ND
A112141-ND
A27721TR-ND,A27721CT-ND
A27752TR-ND,A27752CT-ND
A141569TR-ND,A141569CT-ND
A107181TR-ND,A107181CT-ND
A100885TR-ND,A100885CT-ND
A136863TR-ND,A136863CT-ND
A141567TR-ND,A141567CT-ND
A107180TR-ND,A107180CT-ND
A27639TR-ND,A27639CT-ND
A131024TR-ND,A131024CT-ND
A27708TR-ND,A27708CT-ND
A27682TR-ND,A27682CT-ND
A120846TR-ND,A120846CT-ND
A27626TR-ND,A27626CT-ND
A136864TR-ND,A136864CT-ND
A107196TR-ND,A107196CT-ND
A100769TR-ND,A100769CT-ND
A27707TR-ND,A27707CT-ND
A29940TR-ND,A29940CT-ND
A27733TR-ND,A27733CT-ND
A27742TR-ND,A27742CT-ND
A107186TR-ND,A107186CT-ND
A107200TR-ND,A107200CT-ND
A27655TR-ND,A27655CT-ND
A107161TR-ND,A107161CT-ND
A100788TR-ND,A100788CT-ND
A24738TR-ND,A24738CT-ND
A27657TR-ND,A27657CT-ND
A107167TR-ND,A107167CT-ND
A125076TR-ND,A125076CT-ND
A27756TR-ND,A27756CT-ND
A135190TR-ND,A135190CT-ND
A107204TR-ND,A107204CT-ND
A131083TR-ND,A131083CT-ND
A131084TR-ND,A131084CT-ND
A107189TR-ND,A107189CT-ND
A107156TR-ND,A107156CT-ND
A107190TR-ND,A107190CT-ND
A107177TR-ND,A107177CT-ND
A131016TR-ND,A131016CT-ND
A29942TR-ND,A29942CT-ND
A107194TR-ND,A107194CT-ND
A27783TR-ND,A27783CT-ND
A27659TR-ND,A27659CT-ND
A27901TR-ND,A27901CT-ND
A111084TR-ND,A111084CT-ND
A106996-ND
A106974-ND
A122379-ND
A127779-ND
A36376-ND
A106546-ND
A105284-ND
A24736-ND
A24732-ND
A106995-ND
A128094-ND
A106338-ND
A106965-ND
A106993-ND
A106562-ND
A106998-ND
A131094-ND
A122874-ND
A116830-ND
A112144-ND
A141570TR-ND,A141570CT-ND
A104109TR-ND,A104109CT-ND
A27691TR-ND,A27691CT-ND
A120848TR-ND,A120848CT-ND
A107163TR-ND,A107163CT-ND
A116317TR-ND,A116317CT-ND
A107201TR-ND,A107201CT-ND
A131114TR-ND,A131114CT-ND
A131098TR-ND,A131098CT-ND
A107149TR-ND,A107149CT-ND
A106975-ND
A106337-ND
17-2238207-3TR-ND,17-2238207-3CT-ND
A106970-ND
A105492TR-ND,A105492CT-ND
A111545TR-ND,A111545CT-ND
A27683TR-ND,A27683CT-ND
2266-444335-2TR-ND,A111200TR-ND,A111200CT-ND
A127662TR-ND,A127662CT-ND
A111502TR-ND,A111502CT-ND
A116173TR-ND,A116173CT-ND
A27745TR-ND,A27745CT-ND
A27731TR-ND,A27731CT-ND
2266-63703-1TR-ND,A111536TR-ND,A111536CT-ND
A111186TR-ND,A111186CT-ND
A100684TR-ND,A100684CT-ND
A125095TR-ND,A125095CT-ND
A111570TR-ND,A111570CT-ND
A111581TR-ND,A111581CT-ND
A27706TR-ND,A27706CT-ND
A111557TR-ND,A111557CT-ND
2266-100494-2TR-ND,A116157TR-ND,A116157CT-ND
A116271TR-ND,A116271CT-ND
A108856TR-ND,A108856CT-ND
A111182TR-ND,A111182CT-ND
A116270TR-ND,A116270CT-ND
A104111TR-ND,A104111CT-ND
A27725TR-ND,A27725CT-ND
A107154TR-ND,A107154CT-ND
2266-42781-2TR-ND,A111195TR-ND,A111195CT-ND
A131026TR-ND,A131026CT-ND
A125112TR-ND,A125112CT-ND
A107173TR-ND,A107173CT-ND
A141572TR-ND,A141572CT-ND
2266-63655-1TR-ND,A105491TR-ND,A105491CT-ND
A111198TR-ND,A111198CT-ND
A111571TR-ND,A111571CT-ND
2266-60252-1TR-ND,A111327TR-ND,A111327CT-ND
2266-63800-1TR-ND,A111555TR-ND,A111555CT-ND
2266-62887-1TR-ND,A125118TR-ND,A125118CT-ND
A100932TR-ND,A100932CT-ND
A131099TR-ND,A131099CT-ND
A116307TR-ND,A116307CT-ND
A24744TR-ND,A24744CT-ND
A128821TR-ND,A128821CT-ND
A111511TR-ND,A111511CT-ND
A107179TR-ND,A107179CT-ND
A130993TR-ND,A130993CT-ND
A135020TR-ND,A135020CT-ND
42021-ND
A131069TR-ND,A131069CT-ND
A106565-ND
A136575-ND
A27759TR-ND,A27759CT-ND
A124968TR-ND,A124968CT-ND
A111181TR-ND,A111181CT-ND
A100485TR-ND,A100485CT-ND
A100458TR-ND,A100458CT-ND
735159-ND,2266-735159-ND
A142109TR-ND,A142109CT-ND
A106969-ND
A122310-ND
17-180367-2-ND
881608-2-ND
626041-1-ND
60197-2-ND
626041-2-ND
60415-2-ND
7-160433-8-ND,2266-7-160433-8-ND
626042-2-ND
A111503TR-ND,A111503CT-ND,2266-63560-1-ND
180457-2-ND
1742936-1-ND
493249-2-ND
180436-2-ND
63985-1-ND
170037-6-ND
62850-2-ND
60118-4-ND
60674-1-ND
A111187TR-ND,A111187CT-ND
100651-2-ND
881623-9-ND
2266-60432-1TR-ND,60432-1-ND
A119350TR-ND,A119350CT-ND
62968-1-ND
A27710TR-ND
160534-9-ND
160415-2-ND,2266-160415-2-ND
1742786-1-ND
626378-2-ND
1742601-1-ND
63202-2-ND
141286-2-ND
151614-1-ND
2266-1742753-1TR-ND,1742753-1-ND
170122-2-ND
170181-4-ND
1217118-1-ND
61367-3-ND
63541-1-ND
160778-2-ND
140852-2-ND
A136865-ND
735209-2-ND
444156-4-ND
A118929TR-ND,A118929CT-ND
A27692TR-ND,A27692CT-ND,2266-42713-2-ND
735220-4-ND
5-160492-2-ND
1494213-1-ND
880683-2-ND
63857-1-ND
61368-3-ND
281369-2-ND
626377-2-ND
140719-2-ND,2266-140719-2-ND
A125078TR-ND,A125078CT-ND,2266-2232247-1-ND
A24784TR-ND,A24784CT-ND
62865-1-ND,2266-62865-1-ND
62866-1-ND
2266-170056-2TR-ND,170056-2-ND
A112851-ND
735220-2-ND,2266-735220-2-ND
61202-2-ND
444156-2-ND
A111083TR-ND,A111083CT-ND
150205-2-ND
735432-2-ND
180441-2-ND,2266-180441-2-ND
181902-1-ND
2266-735211-2TR-ND,735211-2-ND
1-160305-9-ND,2266-1-160305-9-ND
5-160490-3-ND,2266-5-160490-3-ND
160533-5-ND
63524-1-ND
41778-ND,2266-41778-ND
5-160563-2-ND,2266-5-160563-2-ND
160308-2-ND,2266-160308-2-ND
41450-2-ND
42712-2-ND
160367-2-ND
41969-ND
A136106-ND
5-160556-2-ND
2266-170096-2TR-ND,170096-2-ND
42025-4-ND,2266-42025-4-ND
A136108-ND
626204-2-ND
927892-2-ND
A106566-ND
A116272TR-ND,A116272CT-ND
17-2238045-2TR-ND,2266-2238045-2-ND
1-1377175-6-ND
1377175-9-ND,2266-1377175-9-ND
2-1377175-5-ND
42638-2-ND
60967-1-ND
8-55888-3-ND,2266-8-55888-3-ND
42398-1-ND
60089-2-ND
62523-1-ND
2266-63223-1TR-ND,63223-1-ND
63412-1-ND
8-41729-1-ND
140822-1-ND
160524-2-ND
737306-2-ND
8-696301-1-ND
A122666-ND,2266-8-696302-1-ND
41509-ND
62345-2-ND
62500-2-ND
62942-1-ND
63021-1-ND
63092-1-ND
63419-1-ND
63749-2-ND
2266-100097-2TR-ND,100097-2-ND
100495-4-ND
151614-5-ND
5-160303-6-ND
5-160323-2-ND
6-160465-1-ND
5-160491-6-ND
5-160550-2-ND
160666-4-ND
5-160713-2-ND
160765-3-ND
160780-2-ND
160915-5-ND
160916-2-ND
160918-2-ND
170123-2-ND,2266-170123-2-ND
170182-2-ND
190549-7-ND
190713-7-ND
1-280001-2-ND
737107-2-ND
1742102-1-ND
55889-1-ND
8-55889-3-ND
62887-2-ND
341340-2-ND
696302-2-ND
A109215-ND
A110938TR-ND,A110938CT-ND
A111519TR-ND,A111519CT-ND
2266-346697-2TR-ND,A119351TR-ND,A119351CT-ND
160626-9-ND,2266-160626-9-ND
2266-6-160316-4TR-ND,6-160316-4-ND
170213-5-ND
6-160433-5-ND
63606-1-ND
626061-2-ND
5-160555-7-ND
1217048-1-ND
63896-2-ND
141287-2-ND
735210-7-ND
735272-2-ND
735273-2-ND
160718-9-ND
5-160315-2-ND
63563-1-ND
1217345-2-ND
735211-7-ND
A135196-ND,2266-170604-1-ND
190538-7-ND
4-1377174-9-ND
1-1377175-0-ND
62138-4-ND

42068-1
42660-2
42452-2
41274
42640-2
5-160432-4
62122-1
41450
160915-2
2293895-1
170214-2
2293255-1
42236-1
60577-1
42617-2
42399-1
60118-1
63475-2
60415-1
60196-2
2238174-3
63954-1
61400-1
170037-2
2238204-3
61158-1
63477-2
1217149-1
62181-1
62137-2
140716-2
61408-1
42743-2
60573-1
63306-2
42415-1
42400-2
140825-2
42710-2
62850-1
41772
62852-1
42198-2
60650-2
63596-2
42510-2
62094-1
160772-3
62138-1
61368-1
61758-2
5-160431-2
170183-2
160597-4
160666-5
100495-2
42490-3
41412
150500-2
41774
62191-1
160533-2
170213-2
63138-1
62428-2
62428-3
5-160429-2
1-160301-6
60635-1
63093-1
41728
6-160432-0
41450-1
42474-4
61687-2
42437-5
62998-2
63677-1
42474-2
61399-1
61281-3
42475-4
1-160301-9
62531-1
42731-2
170203-2
42470-1
61227-1
280223-2
41729-2
42025-1
160314-2
140896-2
42801-2
60729-1
2238198-3
180437-2
61969-1
881607-2
2238196-3
180423-2
42845-2
170037-4
42373-2
42233-2
1742971-4
42692-2
881623-2
5-160430-7
62474-1
61945-1
63609-2
60742-2
60214-2
280001-9
5-160433-6
60938-2
160484-4
63537-2
41194
41832
160780-4
2232112-1
62050-1
170181-2
6-160465-0
336236-3
342368-2
3-160256-1
150545-2
41274-1
170213-3
160916-4
63539-1
41772-1
63365-2
42437-2
60850-2
180363-2
5-160506-8
170038-2
180439-2
1-160305-6
41729
1-160304-2
5-160493-2
60878-2
42566-2
5-160491-2
160539-2
170187-2
1-160304-8
41829-1
41969-2
60006-2
41829
5-160321-2
165563-1
141085-2
2238199-3
63608-2
60904-2
2238027-4
160534-2
737440-2
5-160555-2
737439-2
5-160429-6
100570-2
170180-2
170095-1
2238207-3
160625-2
63837-1
63751-1
42197-2
444335-2
1-100605-2
63556-2
1217129-1
42067-1
62016-2
63703-1
42452-5
60601-1
444149-2
63931-1
63993-1
60487-2
63832-2
100494-2
5-160316-2
63477-6
42299-2
5-160303-2
63634-1
42799-2
140717-2
42781-2
170179-2
62187-2
170043-2
2238173-3
63655-1
444334-2
63932-1
60252-1
63800-1
62887-1
63697-1
5-160430-6
63919-1
61375-1
42475-2
63606-2
170224-2
140760-2
100605-7
42021
281091-2
5-160490-2
7-1377174-9
61457-1
2238026-2
42233-7
2-160256-2
150530-1
735159
63606-3
160314-5
160626-2
180367-2
881608-2
626041-1
60197-2
626041-2
60415-2
7-160433-8
626042-2
63560-1
180457-2
1742936-1
493249-2
180436-2
63985-1
170037-6
62850-2
60118-4
60674-1
42453-2
100651-2
881623-9
60432-1
336235-3
62968-1
42374-2
160534-9
160415-2
1742786-1
626378-2
1742601-1
63202-2
141286-2
151614-1
1742753-1
170122-2
170181-4
1217118-1
61367-3
63541-1
160778-2
140852-2
881624-2
735209-2
444156-4
41500
42713-2
735220-4
5-160492-2
1494213-1
880683-2
63857-1
61368-3
281369-2
626377-2
140719-2
2232247-1
62384-1
62865-1
62866-1
170056-2
181903-1
735220-2
61202-2
444156-2
180353-2
150205-2
735432-2
180441-2
181902-1
735211-2
1-160305-9
5-160490-3
160533-5
63524-1
41778
5-160563-2
160308-2
41450-2
42712-2
160367-2
41969
4-1377174-5
5-160556-2
170096-2
42025-4
4-1377174-7
626204-2
927892-2
5-160506-2
5-160521-2
2238045-2
1-1377175-6
1377175-9
2-1377175-5
42638-2
60967-1
8-55888-3
42398-1
60089-2
62523-1
63223-1
63412-1
8-41729-1
140822-1
160524-2
737306-2
8-696301-1
8-696302-1
41509
62345-2
62500-2
62942-1
63021-1
63092-1
63419-1
63749-2
100097-2
100495-4
151614-5
5-160303-6
5-160323-2
6-160465-1
5-160491-6
5-160550-2
160666-4
5-160713-2
160765-3
160780-2
160915-5
160916-2
160918-2
170123-2
170182-2
190549-7
190713-7
1-280001-2
737107-2
1742102-1
55889-1
8-55889-3
62887-2
341340-2
696302-2
735239-6
1217634-1
63648-2
346697-2
160626-9
6-160316-4
170213-5
6-160433-5
63606-1
626061-2
5-160555-7
1217048-1
63896-2
141287-2
735210-7
735272-2
735273-2
160718-9
5-160315-2
63563-1
1217345-2
735211-7
170604-1
190538-7
4-1377174-9
1-1377175-0
62138-4