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Repair of portable dvd model 288.

Spilled soda on unit, so tried to open to clean and dry inside. unit was making strange noise before opening. now no picture and still has noise before shutting down. want to repair if not too costly, unit was working good for 2 years. please advise, and transmit info on where/how to repair.

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Technicians charge $40 just to look at it. Then $80 an hour.
Throw it away and buy a new one for $100.

Posted on Dec 14, 2007

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