Introduction

A common problem with this radio is the buttons getting stuck in place. This is usually due to a small foreign object obstructing the normal movement of the buttons. It may sometimes be necessary to get behind these buttons in order to clean out the problem!

Parts

No parts required.

First, apply pressure with your thumb on the top of the battery cover.
  • First, apply pressure with your thumb on the top of the battery cover.

Next, pull down on the cover until it begins to slide.
  • Next, pull down on the cover until it begins to slide.

Finally, once the cover is completely off, pry up the old batteries with your finger or a strong, skinny tool (i.e. spudger).
  • Finally, once the cover is completely off, pry up the old batteries with your finger or a strong, skinny tool (i.e. spudger).

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Unscrew the six 8.0 millimeter long, #0 screws on the backside of the case using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.
  • Unscrew the six 8.0 millimeter long, #0 screws on the backside of the case using the Phillips #0 screwdriver.

Detach back part of the case by gently lifting up.
  • Detach back part of the case by gently lifting up.

Once the back case is already off, use your fingers to lift up the circuit board from the side opposite the antenna.
  • Once the back case is already off, use your fingers to lift up the circuit board from the side opposite the antenna.

Lay the circuit board down on the side, as you will not want it interfering with your work on the buttons!
  • Lay the circuit board down on the side, as you will not want it interfering with your work on the buttons!

Grasp the rubber cast around the buttons from one side, and slowly lift upwards.  Make note of which way the buttons fit into the plastic casing!
  • Grasp the rubber cast around the buttons from one side, and slowly lift upwards. Make note of which way the buttons fit into the plastic casing!

  • At this point, the buttons can be cleaned in accordance with the radio buttons are stuck or sticking troubleshooting guide.

  • The speaker does not need to removed in order to get to the buttons.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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