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Motorola Talkabout T5500 Menu button doesn't work

I can't get the menu button to work. No matter how long I hold it down, the menu won't lock, flash the channel numbers or anything. I am stuck on channel 1-1.

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I think you radio has a problem and will need to be checked, rapaired or replaced.

Posted on Dec 16, 2006


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I fixed a similar defect on the menu button of my Motorola T5500 by pressing it repeatedly many times. It worked again.

Posted on Mar 27, 2015


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