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It just quit working all of a sudden.

My 3-year old loves to watch DVDs on the portable player alot. Today, without any warning, the player started to turn on and off by itself for a few minutes before it finally went completely dead. It was plugged into the wall adapter, so we thought it was the cord at first, but I tried it with the car adapter and it still wouldn't work. The battery also will not charge, and there is a distinct electrical "burnt" smell coming from the DC input jack. What do you think? We bought the player second-hand at a garage sale about three months ago and it has worked great until now. We would really like to get it fixed. What are our options? Please advise. Thanks.

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Re: It just quit working all of a sudden.

Very possibley time for an upgrade to a new player, as repair rates could very well negate any viable return on this unit...accordianman

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