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My Head Unit stop working/shut down unintentionally

My DVD Player stop working as intended to after a week of installation. It starts to shutdown by itself after 10 to 15 minutes of use and cannot be turn on again except cut down the power to the unit or resetting it through the pin hole reset button. Please help.

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Re: My Head Unit stop working/shut down unintentionally - Panasonic CQ-VD6503U Car DVD Player Car Video Players

I had the same problem its an easy fix....

Posted on Apr 27, 2008

Re: My Head Unit stop working/shut down unintentionally

Yep, same problem. i really really would like to find a solution for this!

Posted on Apr 02, 2007

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Mine is doing exactly the same thing! I suspect its a protection mode- the unit is overheating. I'm not sure what to do, there is no mention in the manual.

Posted on Mar 27, 2007

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