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The flex connectors are on the controller board. Not that easy to do without the proper equipment. I circled where they are at on the pic.
 

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i have received a couple of mts2000 radios that i was told the flex connectors needed reflowing where is this part at exactly?
Sorry - I mis-understood your first post. I thought you were referring to flex assembly cables.

I have worked on hundreds of MTS/MTX radios and never have I encountered this issue of
flex connectors needing re-soldering, and don't think you can do it due to the multi-layer
pcb construction of the controller board and the parts mounted on the opposite side from
the flex connectors. Is there a service bulletin associated with what you were told?
 

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Sorry - I mis-understood your first post. I thought you were referring to flex assembly cables.

I have worked on hundreds of MTS/MTX radios and never have I encountered this issue of
flex connectors needing re-soldering, and don't think you can do it due to the multi-layer
pcb construction of the controller board and the parts mounted on the opposite side from
the flex connectors. Is there a service bulletin associated with what you were told?
I have encountered these issues and have repaired and replaced the connections and connectors. But you need the proper equipment and be skilled at it, because if you aren't you could damage or warp the board. Not sure about the service bulletin.
 

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I have encountered these issues and have repaired and replaced the connections and connectors. But you need the proper equipment and be skilled at it, because if you aren't you could damage or warp the board. Not sure about the service bulletin.
yes - that is why i was skeptical of the op being capable of accomplishing such a task.

my shop would have to send the mts2000 back to moto for this type of repair as we are
not trained or equipped for such repair work.
 
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