Cb controls


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m2102
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Cb controls

Postby m2102 » Mon May 02, 2016 2:41 pm



Recently on a ride with a buddy my Cb lever to transmit would stay down. Had to flip it up with my finger. Also I could be talking and could hear my buddy saying something to me, even with lever down to tx but not every time. Could it just be dirty? Couple months ago I had to spray cleaner in it because it wouldn't engage to talk. Help



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Re: Cb controls

Postby tfdeputydawg » Tue May 03, 2016 2:53 am

Switch spring may be broken

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Re: Cb controls

Postby m2102 » Tue May 03, 2016 6:59 am

Thanks tfdeputydawg. It doesn't sound like an easy fix. Heard a couple bad experience stories. Is their a tutorial or video on how to get inside? Where can the parts be found?

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Re: Cb controls

Postby Wingsconsin » Thu May 05, 2016 11:20 am

I had the same issue with y '02
I thought the switch spring might be broken too...
I bought the "Robinson" replacement CB switch spring from Shinhopples
http://www.shop.shinhopples.com/categor ... goryId=123

Once I got inside the cluster I found the spring was fine..it was just very dirty and sticking.
I used CRC PLASTIC SAFE contact cleaner to remove all the gunk (technical term for built up grime and dirt) from the switch mechanism
THEN it was nearly non-operative so I had to re-lube it . I used WD40 but I would prefer something else in the future
But it works PERFECTLY now.

It MAY (?) be the spring - but it might just be dirty.


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Re: Cb controls

Postby cihilb » Fri May 06, 2016 8:05 am

Get a can of DeOxit D5. It cleans and leaves a a protective lube. Also safe for plastics.

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Re: Cb controls

Postby m2102 » Fri May 06, 2016 8:18 am

Thanks for all the replys. Feeling hopeful it can be taken care of more easily.




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