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No Display I have no display when the unit is open or closed and when the unit is open none of the buttons work.  The radio still plays fine but the remote doesn't always want to work either.

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  • frqnt Jun 10, 2008

    I have had problems with some of the buttons not working, and then eventually everything on the system quit working. I was told it is a laser ribbon that has snapped in half. Sony will exchange the system for $162 with either a refurbished one or something comparable. I think I will just buy a brand new Kenwood or Pioneer instead.

  • AQAMZA Jun 22, 2008

    The front panel display is gone. The CD player and radio still works with the remote control, however, there is no display on the screen. I have tried switching off the unit and holding the off button for some time as suggested in the manual in troble shhoting section, however, it did not work.

    Also spoke to the Sony representative, but the issue is still there. Any one having a bright idea....?? Thanks

  • Anonymous Jul 10, 2008

    Similar issue - things have turned off one by one - first i could not forward to the next track on the deck. A few days later i could not eject the cd and the faceplate would close each time i tried to switch between radio & cd.

    Now the unit will not play anything, cd still stuck, no time display now - i can get the "off" button to turn the deck light completely off then reopen unit and thats some override or something...anyone have any ideas?


  • Anonymous Oct 26, 2008

    Can you please help with a display problem on a Sony CDX-M800 CD Player. The problem is as described below:-
    I have no display when the unit is open or closed and when the unit is open none of the buttons work. Last week this all worked fine
    I cannot eject the cd either, although it plays fine and skips tracks when the remote is used.
    The radio still plays fine but the remote doesn't always want to work either.
    Please Help
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