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XPR5550/5550e Control Head Speaker

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Floridarailfanning

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Does anyone know what the part number is, or if Motorola even sells, the control head speaker for the XPR5550/5550e mobiles? I need to replace one as its making lots of rattling sounds when the volume is turned up on the radio. It's not an electrical issue or distorted audio, it's clearly a physical problem with the speaker itself. I just wondered if anyone knew, that way I don't have to disassemble the head if it's not a part which can be replaced. Thanks in advance!

This was previously a fleet radio which was missing the RX-audio leveling feature before I added it, so the volume knob potentiometer is also completely worn out from constantly getting adjusted.
 

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Do you have an external speaker you can plug in to the accessory plug? Only real choice you have is to call Motorola directly or find a local dealer and ask them real quick.
 

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You can also find new control heads out there for around $50 which would replace your speaker and volume/power switch without all of the trouble.
 

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Do you have an external speaker you can plug in to the accessory plug?
Nope. Due to the install constraints that would not really work anyway. . .
Thanks, I hadn't even though to check the service manual. It has a great exploded view of the disassembly. I honestly don't love the idea of buying a random head off eBay if I can avoid it so I guess I'll see about contacting a CP tomorrow.
 
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