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It's a two way cb radio and i need to know were i can send it or take it to get it working, it'a old a motorola cb bcb97110 fcc data cb1133 warr. no 250- A103202 921 please do'nt tell me i have to fix it on my own there's gota be someone out there still works on them. Name Gary Conner Phone number 269-983-2874

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Hi when you try to connect power to radio does it keep blowing fuses ,iff so remove the bottom panel/cover from the radio at the back of the radio where the power terminals enter the board you will see a black diode with a silver strip this is what we call a reversed or dummy diode remove this and your radio should work ok make sure to replace with new one you can find these in most cb radios goodlyck

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I hooked up my superstar 121 backwards how can i fix it

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