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The unit turns on by itself. There is nothing programed to record

Every hour or so it turns on. The display shows the clock, no channel and you can hear it running.

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Have you left timer on , sometimes on remote button will jam on, stuck on, check all buttons ?
this will make dvd turn on if buttons stuck
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