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Functions do not work even after resetting.

When powered on, the display is there. Upon placing a CD into the drive it will play. I cannot change the volume. I cannot search, switch to FM/AM, I cannot do a thing with it except to power it down. I have removed the faceplate and pressed the reset button to no avail. I have seperated powere to it by disconnecting the wiring harness and reattaching and reseting. Nothing. Is there anything that I can do besides take it out and use it to break walnuts?

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  • tilumilu Oct 16, 2008

    i too have same problem i cleaned the connected slot still same problem any one has a sollution

  • DonovanDorm Jan 14, 2009

    same with mine

  • NvySEAL8788 Apr 26, 2009

    i have exactly the same problem, i went a little further and opened it up and took it all apart, looked everywhere inside to see if there was something that didnt look right, didnt find anything. I talked to someone online at sony about it and they said to pay $125 to have it serviced, or $90, and use the exchange system. I think something inside it is short-circuiting, by-passing the face plate completely. I think I'm just gonna have to buy a whole new deck, thats a shame, because when this one worked, it worked good



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Try cleaning the faceplate pins on the faceplate and the deck with alchool and q-tips, that dont work id start with peanuts :-)


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