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Xtl2500 base unit shutting down by it self??

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I have a xtl2500 in 800 MHz it's a base unit that we put into a squad car,ground is to battery,main 10 gauge red is to battery,the smaller 12 gauge is to ignition source,radio turns on with ignition and randomly it just shuts off and you have to manually power it back up,it also seems like the aluminum body of the radio is getting hot could it be shutting down because it's getting hot? If it sits off for 2.5 hours its still warm. Thanks
 

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I can't stress how important it is to check your connectors; ALL THE WAY AROUND!

It's probably not from heat. I have an XTL2500 that I could honestly fry an egg on. It sits on the dash of a work truck and literally just get's hit with rays from the sun every day. I have gotten into the truck before and the radio powered on just fine (and it was the hottest thing in the vehicle, you couldn't touch it). The only thing wrong was the screen being a bit flaky
 
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I got it figured out it was the face of the radio the two torques screws were lose radio has been nice and cool and hasn't turned off in 3 days.
 
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