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Range dropped and eventually radio is dead

Radios were great when new. I actually recovered and repaired one that was run over by a car! At some point the range decreased to a few hundred feet so we stopped using them. Recently I got them out to troubleshoot, and they were just plain dead. No corrosion inside, no loose parts. Would like to find someone who is willing to repair them. Not many user-serviceable parts inside, so I wouldn't mind finding someone more qualified.

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  • Moolant Lim Jan 02, 2007

    I guess now the question is whether or not these radios are worth sending out for repair. Does Motorola support the original Talkabout Plus anymore? I still see them around. They look more sturdy than the new ones, but maybe I should just replace.



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There is not much that can be done for this radios, a service Qualified for two way radios will be expensive. Check the battery contacts and verify that all the conections are correct, if one conection is missin the radio wont turn on. Good luck

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    Ernesto Garcia Jan 02, 2007

    I think you should better replace them, The talkabout series are unserviciables.



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