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I popped off the mono/adj button on my Clarion MAX385VD Car DVD Player. can i buy individual buttons to replace if this happens?

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  • jeb0301 Aug 21, 2010

    i appreciate the tip about putting the button back into place but i cant find the button so i need to know where i can buy them?

  • jeb0301 Aug 21, 2010

    actually i think we are miss understanding each other. i dont need the entire button. it is just the plastic part of the button that snaps into the head unit.



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You will have to order specialty parts like that from Clarion. Call customer support at 800-347-8667 Mon- Fri from 7am to 5pm. All you have to do is give them your model number and they will ship it to you.

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  • Willard Broughton Aug 24, 2010

    You are not going to find any small part for your radio unless you go back to the company that made it. You don't have the kind of radio that spare parts for it would be laying around someones shop. this radio suggested retail is $700.00 which is considerd an investment. Please go to Clarion and by your part it is not that expensive. Thanks


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It is difficult to buy one individually as it comes with the Panel. I would be easy to have the button stuck on back to the panel .
I shall give below a service tip we tried on.
1. Open the panel and remove. fix the button on the correct position and use an instant glue to fix it in place.
2. Now use thin strips of thin stranded wires - from a power connection cord- use this bit and with the help of a soldering iron touch the wires into the button and to the panel so that you have the attachment in good structural fitting.
3. Reinforce the plastic with glue to set.
Now the button must stay in place and will not POP out.
If you take care to so the job it will be as good as new.
I hope this trick works.
Good day

Posted on Aug 21, 2010


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