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Just looking at your note again -- are you saying that you are putting dielectric grease on the contacts? That may not be helping.
Random google search -- "Dielectric grease, or tune-up grease, is a silicone-based grease that repels moisture and protects electrical connections against corrosion. ... The grease does not conduct electricity, so it shouldn't be applied directly to the mating surfaces (pins and sockets) of an electrical connection."
Suggest that you use contact cleaner to clean all the surfaces well, and make sure that it isn't on the surfaces you are trying to mate. You can use it as a moisture barrier or seal on the junction, but keep it off the contact surfaces.
In addition - testing the connector, you should be able to test on the female side (in most cases) by probing on the side where the wires enter the connector. Using a thin wire or brad can extend your voltage probe to check for juice going into the connector.
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