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Alpine CDA-9820XM CD player trouble

Today i detached the front panel by mistake, thinking it was the eject button. The entire panel came off like it was supposed to after pressing the release button, but when i put in back on and aligned it properly there was a problem. The radio worked fine but the display screen had no words or time on it, i couldnt change the radio station and only the volume control button worked. I'm wondering if there is something i can do to fix this problem or should i bring it in somewhere?

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  • havs24 Aug 15, 2007

    I dont see the tiny reset button...or do i have to unscrew the main front part from the back panel?

  • havs24 Aug 15, 2007

    hmmm for some reason my deck doesnt have this reset button because i see what ur saying with the picture but the only little black button i have is the one that leads to the detach button on the front panel

  • havs24 Aug 15, 2007

    ok found the button...i misunderstood sorry

    but now it doesnt even light up or play the radio station, just a black screen

    any answers?



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Posted on Dec 22, 2007


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Remove the face plate again, in the lower right of the unit there is a tiny reset button (paperclip or pen required) press this button and see what happens this will reset all of your radio stations, audio settings and such, but if it works, may save you a trip to your local repair depot.. if this does not work, you probably need to take it to your local repair depot.. hehe

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  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2007

    shouldnt have to unscrew anything

    on the main black part when you remove the face plate from the deck
    small hole bottom right about an inch or so in. 1/16" ish sized

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2007

    maybe this will help
    top right image shows location of hole

  • Anonymous Aug 16, 2007

    hmm, strange one...

    if there was anything wrong with software, the reset should have fixed it.

    if something is physically broken or shorting or something, ther is likely nothing that can be done to repair this unit (replacement or repair at depot may be necessary)

    sorry i could not Fix the problem, but i hope you can get it repaired in some form.

    a quick call to the store that you purchased it from will likely point you in the proper direction to get it looked at professionally.

    ps, make sure that you check it's warranty status, if it's still under warranty, you may be in luck



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