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Directv RC32 remote

I have the same problem with my RC32 Directv remote. The slider switch is broken internally. The button slides but does not change from satellite to off-air channels and I hear something rattling inside. How does the remote separate to replace the clip? I did remove the screws inside the battery compartment but cannot get inside the control.

Thanks, DM

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  • MrGP Sep 17, 2008

    Thanks to oldnovii!! Excellent solution, super glued the slider switch tab.


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Hey DM - Did you remove all 3 screws under the battery cover? The two little black ones near the bottom and the one up inside the battery compartment? Thanks.


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    Jeffrey Pemberton Aug 14, 2008

    Hi DM - there's only two. Thinking of another remote. Look at your remote and you'll see a gray oval bezel that is just under the power button and goes down to just above the channel and volume button. This has to come off to reveal the four other black screws. The bezel has three plastic tabs that hold it on. On the left side, directly below the guide button is where one of the tabs is. Using a jewelers screw driver or the thinnest regular screw driver you have, wedge it in and push it down at the point of the tab. Once you have it there just use a gentle pushing down and prying motion. This will push the tab in and release the bezel revealing the four screws. Be gentle but don't be afraid to use a little force to get it down between the side of the bezel and the remote. The bezel should come right off. If this fixes your problem PLEASE rate this as fixed and don't forget to please rate the other as fixed. If you need more help just add a comment to this post and I'll be happy to assist you further. Thanks.


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    Jeffrey Pemberton Aug 14, 2008

    In case you have trouble getting the screw driver in where you want it start a little farther down the remote and slide it as you push it down. Found this works for me.

  • Jeffrey Pemberton
    Jeffrey Pemberton Aug 14, 2008

    And after you get the other 4 screws out you'll probably have to slide something thin between the two halves of the remote to pry it apart.


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