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Won't turn on/critical error

I turned off the phone to charge when I tried to turn it on, nothing, now the next day it tried to turn on and Critical error flashed. All I have done is taken the battery out and put it back in.

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  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    second phone from tmobile the first replacement wouldn't turn on again after turned off, the second "replacement" is not doing the same thing FUkin razr

  • sleemos Dec 12, 2007

    my razor just turned itself off and when i turned it on again it just comes up with boot system program usb critical error 30

  • Big Harv Jan 10, 2008




    This is all that will come up on my razr. My daughter had dropped it in water quite a while ago and we didn't use it for a long time.

  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    I added new music to my memory stick, and now when I attempt to view the new contents, it says "updating music files" and then freezes, then pops up with the Critical Error CAA5 A1AD and just flashes it constantly..

  • mika11 May 09, 2008

    :( my phone is brand new just bought it yesterday! i put the battery out and then back again and the next thing i know the screen went black and it keeps flashing critical error:CAA5 A1AD. why does it do that?:(

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    I accidentally dropped my Motorola Z9 and now it keeps flashing...

    Critical Error:

  • Anonymous Sep 14, 2008

    I have same problem. Flashing and critical error all the time. Can I find my first FW? I don't know which firmwear was on my phone at first place.

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    First, my phone would work, but without the back on.
    Then, I thought I needed to charge it or something, but then the critical error thing came I took out the battery and put it back in like 50 million times.
    Then it started working again, but then it stopped!
    My phone wouldn't turn on, it would just flash Critical Error: CAA5 A1AD!
    But now, I just turned it back on and it worked!
    Then, I just closed it, and it SHUT OFF!!!

    *** Razrs!



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The problem with the phone is in the firmware. There are a few websites who will flash the phone for you for a fee or you can take the phone to a repair shop to be flashed. The water damaged one will need to be taken apart and cleaned first. If you have any questions i provide these services my self and i would be glad to help!

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After losing my phone in the snow for three days, it had to dry out, it's been working perfectly fine, but here for about a week now, it freezes and wont let me push any buttons. Then I take the battery out and put it back in. Once my phone comes on, it keeps flashing "Critical Error CAA5 A1AD". Anyone know how to fix this problem?

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Wow, alot of people have the same problem as i did. You phone is busted, broken. You can't retrieve anything from the phone drive. So all you have is your sim card.

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