How can I reset the volume control? All of a sudden, I can barely hear with the volume set at max.
You do not mention the type of Motorola radio so this answer will be general. You may have a problem with your volume potentiometer, Receive (Rx) sensitivity, or a speaker problem.
The volume pot on a 2-way radio is a common failure item, and will after repeated use possibly fail, or get dead spots. Try backing off your volume to 75% and see if it is louder at this setting. If so, you have a bad volume pot.
Rx sensitivity can be caused by various internal problems with the radio,and some models are more prone to this than others. Operating your radio at full volume most of the time can bring this issue to the forefront. (Tip: Try running your radios at 80-90% volume vs. full volume to alleviate this problem.) If this is your issue, your effected radios are in need of repair. Most repair facilities (including ours) can correct Rx sensitivity in most models during a repair.
Speaker problems: If you work in an environment where dirt, debris or metal shavings can get inside the speaker, your speaker may fail over time. Or if you run your radio at full volume the majority of the time it can cause your speaker to fail.
Oct 13, 2014 |
Motorola Walkie Talkies 2-Way Radio