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Motorola Programming Password HELP!!!

Hiram1717

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I just bought a Motorola xpr3500e from Ebay, Seller doesnt know the password.

What is the best way to get around it.
 

K4EET

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Since the HT is passworded, the previous owner may not have cleared their programming from it. There is a possibility that the radio may be lost and found or even stolen since it may still have the original programming. Most owners will either clear the programming before releasing the radio or simply destroy the radio altogether. You may want to check the serial number against one of the “hot” sheets before you do anything with the radio.
 

Hiram1717

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Since the HT is passworded, the previous owner may not have cleared their programming from it. There is a possibility that the radio may be lost and found or even stolen since it may still have the original programming. Most owners will either clear the programming before releasing the radio or simply destroy the radio altogether. You may want to check the serial number against one of the “hot” sheets before you do anything with the radio.
Where is the HOT Sheet located
 

RaleighGuy

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Common problem and frequently asked in the forums, here are just a few of the many threads on this topic...




 

nokones

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First you will need to contact the seller regarding the password issue and give him a chance to make good. Then if he doesn't or won't respond then contact eBay and tell them you attempted to contact the seller. Do the contacting on the eBay site via the seller's item for a recorded/documented trail. Hopefully the seller told you in writing via "Ask the Seller a Question" and if you did it will be documented on the sale item record. eBay will see that.
 

Hiram1717

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First you will need to contact the seller regarding the password issue and give him a chance to make good. Then if he doesn't or won't respond then contact eBay and tell them you attempted to contact the seller. Do the contacting on the eBay site via the seller's item for a recorded/documented trail. Hopefully the seller told you in writing via "Ask the Seller a Question" and if you did it will be documented on the sale item record. eBay will see that.
Yup , everything is in writing . Made sure of that. I am processing the return now. Thank you
 
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