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REPLACED RIBBON MY RIBBON ENDED UP TEARING SO I REPLACED THAT. NOW IT JUST OPENS AND CLOSES NO SOUND, BUTTONS DON'T RESPOND AND AND THE SCREEN DOESNT SHOW ANYTHING. IVE WENT OVER EVERYTHING AND CANT FIGURE ANYTHING OUT... PLEASE HELP. THANKS.

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  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    It has no film I already thought that might be the problem.

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    they are different sizes and go on only a certain way..... I dont think its the ribbon. Is there anything else that will not make it respond and has anyone else had this problem....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    would that also not make the screen work.....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    I figured the screen will still work.... buttons light up but no reaction from any of them.

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    Im in chula vista, california.... Is there a anyone u know that might be able to take a look at it.

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    what else would u recommend?

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    Sometimes it would stick out so i would push it back in with my finger.... so eventually it got caught somewhere and tore only half of it....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    So is there anyone else with this problem

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    I tried to make sure I did everything carefully but im not perfect.... So if I did happen to hit something where can I start looking? When I was done there were no parts out or peices of anything laying around.

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    Ive tried looking but no luck yet... Thats why i asked.

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 20, 2008

    Ill go over everything again....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    no luck everything seems to look the same and nothing broken from what i can see

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    k

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    Ive tried connecting and redoing it and to see if any scratches and nothing so far

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    im going through fuses right now and it just opens all the way and just sits there. ive tried repositioning it but nope still nothing. no tilt or angle button works

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    taking everything apart right now...

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    Ive tried the reset button numerous amount of times but can u go more in detail about the electrical part

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    gone over it and no luck... Im thinking of giving up

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    kinda dont understand what do put again

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    Ill try to send that ribbon back and try it again

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    im thinking about taking it to a repairman so that would be last solution....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 21, 2008

    thanks ill be a new one....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 22, 2008

    thanks ill try that

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 22, 2008

    I DONT THINK ITS THE RIBBON CABLE BUT PLEASE HELP ON THE OTHER SITUATIONS.....

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 25, 2008

    checked and no loose connections

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 25, 2008

    they dont look burnt at all or loose

  • Ruben_A13 Sep 28, 2008

    They couldnt help me...... Should have just took it in to a repair shop instead of wasting time and money. Thanks for nothing.

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Also having problems with my ribbon. need a new one but cant find the exact part number. anyone have it by any chance?

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Seriously take it to a repair shop this seems like a big hassle for a small thing to go wrong it could be any thing a repair guy will no straight away ,and should be cheap ,,, also there are heaps of repair men in yoour area and even you may contact the compony who made it for a quote to fix it

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Chak the all the wireing might be loosee connaction

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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The ribbon cable from the display to the main board is a common problem as well as some surface mounted fuses on the main board. There are around 5 or 6 of them that may need to be checked. As you must know by now, they are very difficult to open up and work on. I have seen many times when a owner of these will try to fix it there self and cause other problems accidentally. If you are going to try and check those surface mounted fuses I can try to help you with that. I have the service manual in PDF format and if you contact me I can send it to you by email. It would be a great help since it has the schematics and board diagrams in it. I can also just give you whatever part numbers you may need to order the correct parts. This is a very difficult unit to work on, I have repaired many of them over the last few years. If the problem is not those fuses or ribbon cable, you will be better served to have an experienced technician look at it. It is very easy to damage the ribbon cable when you replace it, so that is possible it is causing your problem now.

Let me know if you would like further help from me.

Dave

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

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    Dave DeGain Sep 22, 2008

    The surface mounted fuses in this unit look like small surface mounted resistors, they are not glass. They are about 1/8 inch or less in length and are white in color.

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    Dave DeGain Sep 22, 2008

    Check fuses with ref #'s FU154, FU803, FU805. These are all next to the 2 connectors with ref #'s CN803 and CN805. You need a ohm meter, and they should all check at zero ohms. If they are open, or if they check at anything more than what your meter could be off by, then they are probably bad. Those are just the first to check, if you need to check more, let me know and please address the post to me, ie. @tech48 or @Dave.

    It would also be helpful if you listed an email address I could send you the service manual to. But it is about 21 Meg in size, so you need to know if your email server will allow this size of an attachment. If not, I will upload it to a website for you to download it, but I still need your email address to give you that information, I cannot post links to my own websites here on FixYa.

    I am going to get some sleep right now, so you will not hear from me again for about 8 or 10 hours.

    Please address your post to whoever you wish to converse with, if you do not do that, everybody will assume you are writing to somebody else.

    Thanks,

    Dave


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    Dave DeGain Sep 22, 2008

    Those fuses I listed in the last post are the ones near the 2 connectors for the ribbon cable on the main board. The ref #'s should be printed on the board near the connectors, as well as the ref #'s for the fuses. As I said before, these fuses are very small and are surface mounted. There are many more fuses on the board, and if you see more that look like the ones I pointed out, check them.

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    Dave DeGain Sep 25, 2008

    The surface mounted fuses I have told you to check will not look burnt even if they are bad. They look just fine even when they have blown. They will not look loose on the board, they are soldered on to the board. You need to check them with an ohm meter. If you do not have an ohm meter, you can not check them. These fuses are the most likely problem for your unit. I have experience fixing these units, so you can ignore me if you like, but I know what I know what I am telling you is correct. It would also be nice you could please address your post to the expert you are wanting to communicate with. I have no idea if you are wanting to communicate with me or with somebody else. As I told you before, I can give you the service manual in PDF format which would help you greatly with troubleshooting this unit. If you are not willing to check these fuses your best bet is to just take to a service center that can repair it. You can expect the cost to be around $200. Like I said before, I have actually fixed these units at my shop which is an authorized Pioneer service center, so you might want to consider that what I am telling you is right.

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Opens and closes is a ribbon problem symptom,i encounter like this problem before.I only cut the old ribbon,and i doubled it to the new ribbon, 2 one half inch,and put at each end of the contacts,so it will thick,and when you inserted it, it will hold firmly to the contact.Sometimes the replacement is very thin,and that DVD works again...

Hopes it may help you;

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Hi,
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Your description is significant:

  • OPENS AND CLOSES - electrical/mechanical works, their is power going into the unit;
  • NO SOUND - if the unit is not switching on this is to be expected;
  • BUTTONS DON'T RESPOND - again, if the unit is not switching on, this is to be expected;
  • THE SCREEN DOESNT SHOW ANYTHING - same as above. Additionally, it could be that the CCF lamps/inverter are defective are simply not engaging since the unit will not swtich on.
If I may add to the other posts, why not try a reset. To my knowledge this particular model has a reset button. If this likewise fails, then in most likelihood, the controller circuitry has been messed up. To effect repairs of this nature, a service manual or at the very least a schematic diagram with voltage readings would be essential. Foremost to check would be the standby B+ most likely a +5VDC.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards. Thank you for using FixYa.

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Again reopen and check carefully and slowly if the belt is placed properly the smother side should be out and the rough side of the belt should be inner side.check whether any thing is moved from its position.any thing is left out by mistake.

reply what happened where you have reached so all of us can help you further from there.

feel free for further queries
thanks.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

  • masterexpert Sep 21, 2008

    its front panel wires are moved from the circuit connection so any thing is not coming on the display.get it checked at at the service center to come to the conclusion what has went wrong so that it could be solved.



    keep us updated.

    thanks.

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Hey There I have the model that Came out after that one.
I have had some problems but I never took it apart to replace the
Ribbon.

  • Check to make sure that the ribbion (if colored) is the same as the old one
  • do you have the wiring diagram/
  • Is there a Firmware CD that Pioneer has?
  • My Pioneer has firmware (Version 1.233) But that was done by the Factory
  • You make need to check the Fuses in the rear of the Stereo
OK does your screen get stuck when you open it ..... Example when you first turn on the "ACC"
and the stereo powers up. DO you have it set on Auto or Manual.
That model may have a small Lever/Switch that is on the inside . The way it works is when the
screen is sliding out of the sleeve it Trips the Lever or it keeps contact to send a signal to the Screen
to activate it. There may be a chance that you have disabled it or maybe when you put it back together
you over looked it.

Note: Check all FUSES in the Car and stereo...... If all else take of the Battery Terminals and Reset
the Memory.... 5mins should do it.


Thank You
Jayson

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    Jayson Brollini Sep 21, 2008

    Chula Vista I new a few people out there I lived in -->( La Mirada) Long Time AGO

    Well if there is a chance that you do get to work.

    Regular Maintenance
    I put a thin layer of grease on the gears and a thin layer of
    lubricate on the back side of the display....I am not sure
    what brand. My Screen would get stuck half way out and then
    I had to push it back in. I thought the Motor was going out,
    but then I apllied that grease and now it works fine.... That was about a year ago.




  • Jayson Brollini
    Jayson Brollini Sep 21, 2008


    • Take it apart and look to see if thereare anyway that you may have shorted out something on the board.Some boards do have a small glass fuse.


    • This is going to require that you disassemble that entire stereo.

    • If you have a Voltage tester you can test the different points on the board ( buttons etc) to see if there is a full circuit being made.

    • When taking it apart take a Digital Photo of the device and take several photos of it "close ups" so that if you need to you can see where all the parts go back.

    • When you changed the ribbon you did not have to take apart the entire stereo, so I think if you could fully disassemble it, you may find the source of the problem a lot quicker and you may notice that you have a burnt resisters or a cap....

    • So I have given you all that I know of that will help trace the problem.
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    Always remember to look at the simple things 1st ! 2nd back track your steps when you
    1st removed the stereo and the and took it apart.



    • Double check to make sure that they manufacture did not accidentally send you the wrong Ribbon

    • Pioneer has several DVD players and they are some what similar so

    • They could of easily put the wrong part in the package..

    • There may be a small part number on the ribbon

    • If you do see a part # call the place that you ordered it from to make sure U have the correct one

    • If you did not order it from Pioneer than you should REALLY make sure!!!!

    Thank You
    Jayson


  • Jayson Brollini
    Jayson Brollini Sep 21, 2008

    OK well if you can take a look at that Ribbon and see
    if there is a part Number on it .
    Make sure you cover everything that was on this post.




    Good Luck
    I really have ran out of Ideas for U.

    I wish I could fix everything, but without seeing it.
    This makes it extremely difficult .

    Thank You for choosing FixYa
    Jayson



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    Jayson Brollini Sep 21, 2008











    Normal
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    I can understand you frustrations . If you


    Can please direct your questions

    to whom the expert that

    you need further assistance from.



    If that would help you.

    @username









    This way the experts can see who is helping you . There are

    so many other post/comments I lost
    track on who you are

    referring you comments too. I just want to make sure that

    you do not give up if you are not satisfied with the solutions.

    Please understand that it is extremely difficult to point you in the

    right direction without one of us looking at the stereo.






    I am not sure if there is a way that you can “Post your Pictures” on
    here, of the inside

    of the player. This way we will be able to point out were you need to
    test and perhaps give you a little more detail on what you need to do
    next.



    If you have exhausted all possibilities, I would reconsider to call the company

    that you ordered the Ribbon from and tell them it is Defected!!!



    I am not discouraging you, but it is better to wait then to damage something

    else.







    Thank you

    Jayson





  • Jayson Brollini
    Jayson Brollini Sep 21, 2008

    Yes, that would be a great idea....Send it back and
    make sure that they are paying for the return
    shipping.

    I really tried and I think
    that we gave you the best possible
    answers.


    Thank you for rating this solution
    Jayson



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I am curious to know why the ribbon broke in the first place ?

Robert

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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    Roberta Smith Sep 20, 2008

    was it powered on when it broke ?

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Sep 20, 2008

    and there is a possiblity that while changing the ribbon something did not get hooked back up or a connector has come off

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H!!!!


try to figure it out the jack connector of the audio!!

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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    ronald suboc Sep 20, 2008

    hi!!!!

    ok try to removed the ribbon first and put
    it back properly may the ribbon not connected
    properly!!!!



  • ronald suboc
    ronald suboc Sep 21, 2008

    hi!!!

    try to replaced it if is under warranty
    or
    buy new one!!


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Take a closer look at the ribbon connector. it sounds like a problem with connection that is why it is not responding. it could probably have thin film of protective cover on the contacts that you need to remove before installing it.

tnx 4 using fixya,

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  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    what about configuration?..is line number 1 connected to line number 1 on the other end?..it could have been connected on the reverse?

    tnx again,

    drcool


  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    ok, if we disregard the ribbon as the culprit, it could be the buttons. specially the volume down button or the mute button, if one of the buttons is stuck then it would not respond to the others. look at all the buttons and try to play with it. you might be able to unstuck one.

    tnx again,

    drcool




  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    the screen really depends on the ribbon. without the ribbon or if the ribbon is not making a good/right connection, the screen would not work.

    tnx again, drcool


  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    sorry, we are half way around the globe to provide you with that information. just try the local electronics shop in your area or yet, try the service center for that particular DVD player.

    tnx 4 using fixya,

    drcool


  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    go to the nearest service center for your dvd unit. search it on their website.

    tnx again,

    drcool


  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    i have not encountered any problem like what you have yet.

    drcool


  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    it could have been damaged when the ribbon was damaged. thin wires from the ribbon could have been shorted out and damaged the unit. so replacing the ribbon would have not solved the problem. specially if a metal thing cuts the wires of the ribbon. it would short the wires as it cuts it.

    tnx again,

    drcool




  • francis rivero Sep 20, 2008

    keep us posted please,

    tnx, drcool


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