Radio Reassembly — Detailed
Pull the speaker-microphone flex circuit out of harm's way during reassembly.
Re-insert the microphone and boot into the pocket in the front cover.
Lay the speaker-microphone flex on top of keypad/option board retainer.
Chassis Assembly Reassembly
Slide on the ground contact (if necessary) on the top corner boss of the chassis.
Replace the O-ring. The tabs on the O-ring should reach around the chassis and point down.
Stretch the O-ring to place it into the retaining pocket at the bottom end of the chassis.
When properly assembled, the retainers on the O-ring should align with the slots on the
chassis. If this is not the case, remove and replace the O-ring until it is aligned with the
chassis and completely seated in place around the perimeter.
Ensure that the antenna nut insulator is correctly replaced by pushing it all the way to the top
of the antenna nut.
Replace the battery contact seal (if necessary) surrounding the battery contact.
Place the main circuit board straight down on top of the chassis.
Be sure the battery contact seal protrudes through the chassis and is not pinched under the
Use the T6 TORX screwdriver to fasten the screws holding the main board to the chassis.
Chassis and Front Cover Reassembly
Align the chassis assembly end-to-end with the front cover assembly.
Insert the tails of the flex circuits into their respective connectors at the bottom of the front
Push down the latches on the connectors to hold the flex circuits to the main board.
Slide the volume potentiometer and frequency switch shafts into their respective holes in the
Figure 3-10 Lock retainer catches to the radio's body