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Revision to Cobra SPX 5300 Troubleshooting

Megan McDonough

Unscrew the tip of the cigarette lighter plug and make sure that all of the fuses are connected properly. If they are connected, test your device’s power cord in a different cigarette lighter within the vehicle to ensure that the power cord is not the problem. If they are not connected, the fuses may need to be replaced or repaired.
 
=== BadObstructed 12V DC Power Jack ===

This is the point of connection for the charging port. Check the jack for dirt, lint, and damaged pins. Very carefully, use a toothpick or soft toothbrush to clear the obstruction. If the jack has been cleaned and your power cord is functional, the charge connector may be faulty. You will want to replace the detector.
=== BadObstructed 12V DC Power Jack ===

This is the point of connection for the charging port. Check the jack for dirt, lint, and damaged pins. Very carefully, use a toothpick or soft toothbrush to clear the obstruction. If the jack has been cleaned and your power cord is functional, the charge connector may be faulty. You will want to replace the detector.
 
=== Faulty Battery ===
 
== Detector Not Issuing Alerts ==
 
''I’m not getting any alerts at all.''
 
=== Muted ===
 
=== Incorrect Settings ===
 
The brightness is not on the factory setting. If the Dim button has been pressed to change the VG-2 and Spectre I & IV+ alerts, then the display setting could of been changed. You can cycle through the brightness settings by pressing and quickly releasing the Dim button. When you hear two beeps after pressing the Dim button, the display has been returned to full brightness.
 
=== Faulty Screen ===
 
If you changed the brightness back to the factory setting and there is still no visual display, your screen may be faulty. You will want to replace the detector.

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