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Motorola RDU4160D

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Nov 24, 2009
Santa Ana, CA
Hello All,

We just received a bunch of Motorola RDX radios last week as part of a huge purchase. Most of the radios work great and we were able to program them with no problem. We had the following issues with two of the radios.


Radio has a bad code plug and we can't read it. It states code plug corrupt. Is there any way around this? We tried cloning, but that didn't work either.


When the radio powers on the red light comes off and stay on. I know the red light is supposed to power on and then turn back off and you hear a reset beep. This radio feels like it is stuck in the first part. We also tried reading it, but no luck. Can this be rest somehow?

Thanks for your time!
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