20 Most Recent Motorola MH230R Two Way Radio Questions & Answers

Take the radios back to a very basic setting with all special features turned off. If the radios have a Qt filter check to see it is turned off, and set your Code to zero (off) on both units. Also, check to see your battery is good in both units. Trade the battery with a known good radio to see if the problem moves to the other radio, is a simple test.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Sep 10, 2017

common. The contacts are dirty most likely. Unplug the charger, get a small piece of fine or extra fine sandpaper and lightly sand the metal wires you see. They will bend, that is normal. So, slow and careful. Still not working? (also common). The charger base or the charger AC adapter may be bad. If you have another charger, switch the wall adapters. If the base if base, you could try to take it apart and re soldier it yourself, but if it got wet, the game is over. Go to a used donation place, such as the Goodwill to get replacements. They are not sold new without a radio. Also, try another radio in the "bad" charger, it could be the contacts on the back of the radio need cleaning.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Feb 17, 2016

is it water proof? did you dip it in water?... if you did that's why the mic isn't working, the call and mic isnt working

make sure the channel is on the right channel for the walkie talkie

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Jan 23, 2016


Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Dec 17, 2015

Check your batteries. Transmitting (Tx) takes more power than Receiving (Rx). Also, check to see if you have the Qt filter turned on, if so, turn it and all other special features off (zero) and try using the radios in a very basic mode. If you cannot Tx or Rx with good batteries, and all special features turned off, you have a problem with one of the radios.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Oct 17, 2015

Your radio is possible stuck in transmit, or has an internal issue. If you can get it into programming mode, check your programming. Also you might try trading the battery with a known good unit to see if it is simply a battery issue.

Here's a link to the user guide: http://shop.giantintl.com/Manuals.asp Choose your model from the pulldown.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Jan 08, 2015

reset when transmitting is a sure sign of weak batteries

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Sep 14, 2014

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Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Sep 14, 2014

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Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Aug 22, 2014

Download from here: http://www.motorolasolutions.com/web/Business/Products/ConsumerTwo-WayRadios/Talkabout-MH230R-Two-Way-Radio/_Documents/MH230.pdf

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Aug 02, 2014

There are no factory default settings. Just program each channel as you desire.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Aug 02, 2014

buy a new battery

if not :
these are one-way radios. no service, no spareparts. just trough away and buy new

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Jun 11, 2014

Or you can adjust the squelch trimmer inside :)) There is always a solution ;)

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Apr 12, 2014

The radio is not turning off completely. It is possibly a bad on/off, or it could be another button is slightly stuck and when turning the unit off it is trying to do another of the multi-button pressed functions. The on/off/volume potentiometer is a common failure item on most 2-way radios. Repeated use or dirt/dust/debris can cause it to fail. Do not use any solvents or cleaners. The best method of cleaning would be canned air. If you cannot find the way to clear the issue, your best option is to remove the batteries when not in use.

Best regards.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Sep 07, 2013


Another made in CHINA toy radio.

My advice buy a 2-way not made in china.

Sorry for bad news


Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Mar 06, 2013

You could have a programming error, or a low/defective battery. Check your battery first. Trade batteries with a known good unit and see if the problem continues. If you still have the problem, it is a radio problem.

Next try setting the radio back to a basic operation by turning off any special features such as Qt filter and Call Tones. These two items when not used properly, or mix-n-matched between radios can cause issues similar to what you are experiencing.

Here is a link to the user guide: http://www.giantintl.com/ContentManage-new/manuals/Moto/MH%20Series%20User%20Guide%20USA%2011-26-08%20KEM-PK14190-75.pdf

Best regards.

Motorola MH230R ... | Answered on Aug 23, 2012

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