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Alpine CDA-9820XM CD player trouble

Today i detached the front panel by mistake, thinking it was the eject button. The entire panel came off like it was supposed to after pressing the release button, but when i put in back on and aligned it properly there was a problem. The radio worked fine but the display screen had no words or time on it, i couldnt change the radio station and only the volume control button worked. I'm wondering if there is something i can do to fix this problem or should i bring it in somewhere?

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Re: alpine CDA-9820XM CD player trouble

Remove the face plate again, in the lower right of the unit there is a tiny reset button (paperclip or pen required) press this button and see what happens this will reset all of your radio stations, audio settings and such, but if it works, may save you a trip to your local repair depot.. if this does not work, you probably need to take it to your local repair depot.. hehe

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