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BC248CLT: The unit will scan & pick of traffic, but you never hear a word, or sound. This unit was turned off and put aside for a couple of months. After being plugged in, everything seems to work normally except there's no sound. Got any quick fixes, or things to check? Thanks in advance!

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  • badassbowtie Jan 20, 2009

    Thanks. I have tried an earphone with good results. I'll try the plug it in, unplug it thing to see if that works. Thanks again!

  • tgrimes5 Mar 01, 2009

    how do i set frequency codes?

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    Rick Byrd May 11, 2010

    if you happen to have an earphone from most an radio type device try checking if sound is ok through the earphone jack , if so unplug check for normal sound again , if so good , if not , poke the earphone jack in and out a few times , sometimes the jack canceler can stick , its worth a shot .

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