Question about Motorola Talkabout T5420 (14 Channels) 2-Way Radio
Motorola T5420 premium walkie talkie: One radio turns on, the other won't. Swapping batteries did not change anything.
I bought these phones at a yard sale for $2.00, One phone powered up, the other did not. Of course the first thing you think is battery; right? Interestingly swapping the battery with the working ohone made no difference, the unit still would not turn on. After a close inspection, I noticed variation in the way and the shape in which the battery contactors were bent to make contact. I used a snall knife point and re-shaped the contacts into more of a vee shape, just like the ones on the working unit, I replaced the battery and the unit still did not turn on. I tried swapping batteries again and whala; the unit powered up and worked perfectly,
Posted on May 20, 2009
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