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Disassemble The cable from the Hide away unit snapped the yellow plug right out of the back how can I fix it? How do I take the deck apart to Solder it back on? Is this possible?

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This is very difficult to do and most electronics service centers will even recommend sending the unit to Pioneer. You'll not only have to remove the outer case from the hide away unit, but you'll need to take out the main circuit board as well. You may also be able to find someone selling just the hide away unit on ebay too.

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