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tk-3160 channel knob

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silverbk

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I have a tk-3160 that will not go past channel 5.

Did Kenwood or some other user put a stop under the knob? If so how do you remove it? I need to use channel 16.

I had a GE M-PA that had this once, but have not seen it since then.
 

silverbk

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Just to make sure I don't break anything the channel knob comes straight up?
no set screw or hold down screw?
 

llu727

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The frequency knob is held on by the case!! It will not just"pull up"
You will need to remove the volume control knob, antenna, and mic jack cover then pop the radio out of its housing.
Then you can pull the knob off. They all come with the limiter set for 16f.. I have never seen anyone go through all that trouble to restrict the channels!
Once you pull the knob off, you will see a small white plastic ring. I suspect you can just remove it.

BJ
 

silverbk

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Thanks BJ,

I followed your instructions, which was very easy and there was a white plastic limiter in there. I realigned it for all 16 channels and reassembled.

Thanks again to all that replied.
 
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