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Cobra 29 LTD no power

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by 1998f150wes, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. 1998f150wes

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    okay ive got all my wiring done right and want to know why when i plug my cb in nothing happens i tested power inside and out i read somewhere it could be this little dilode but i dont know where its at but anyways can anyone help me with this


     

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    Did you check the fuse in the power cord?

    Do you have a multimeter to verify you have power at the end if the power cord?

    Instruction video on how to identify and replace the protection diode is on my website.
     
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    where is the D23 Dilode in the CB and where can i get the part
     
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    Its a common diode. If there is a Radio Shack near you; they probably have it. There is a band/stripe on one end of this diode. The replacement diode has to be put in with that band turned/pointed the same way as the one you take out. It is near the power plug area of the radio.
     
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    If you look around you might be able to find an instruction video on how to change it.
     
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    im running a 5amp on my 29ltd will that blow the dilode cause before i was running a 30 amp
     
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    #8 Robb, Apr 24, 2011
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    i watched you video and my diode does not break apart what else would be the proplem if thats not it
     
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    Just replace it if you can unsolder/solder. The part might cost you .99 cents if you over-pay for it. They don't always crumble apart when they are bad.
     
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    Check it with a multi-meter. It should only pass voltage in one direction.
     

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