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Sylvania SDVD9004 Troubleshooting
It was released in 2011 and the model number is SDVD9004.
- Unresponsive Display
- No Sound
- Disk Will not Read
- Device will not Turn On
- Buttons do not Work
- Drive will not Open
Unresponsive Display ¶
The screen has a weird color or does not show the image.
Dead Pixel ¶
Sometimes small black dots appear on the screen from either dropping or manufacturing flaws. They can only be fixed through screen replacement.
Screen Damaged from Presure ¶
Pressing into a screen with fingers can leave ghost finger impressions behind. They cannot be fixed beyond screen replacement.
No Sound ¶
There is no sound coming from the device.
Volume Turned Down ¶
The volume can be turned down accidentally. Turn the dial towards the back of the device to increase the voume.
Mute Button Engaged ¶
Sometimes the mute option is accidentally hit or forgotten about. Hit the mute button to unmute DVD player.
Headphones Plugged-in ¶
If headphones are plugged in they will override the normal volume functions. Unplug them and normal speaker function will be resumed.
Speakers Broken ¶
If volume does not return there may be damage to the speakers and should be replaced.
Disk Will not Read ¶
The disk in the DVD player is not working.
Disk is Dirty ¶
Discs are read by lasers and their absorbance; fingerprints can absorb lasers and scatter them. Clean the disc with a clean cloth.
Disk is Scratched ¶
Scratches damage the plastic of the disk and behave similarly to finger prints. Either repair or replace the disc.
Quiet Drive ¶
The CD drive makes a sound when spinning the DVD. If there is no sound then it means it is broken and replacement is necessary.
Device will not Turn On ¶
The DVD player is not turning on or is on for a short period of time.
Power Switched On ¶
Hands can accidentally flip switches on the side, shutting off the device. Flip the power switch in the on direction.
Battey Life is Poor ¶
If the battery is old, then it may have degraded internally. To expand the battery life or to simply charge the device, replace the battery.
Charger is Loose ¶
Charger components can come loose. Make sure that all components are completely plugged in.
Buttons do not Work ¶
The buttons on the DVD player are not functioning.
Buttons are Dirty ¶
Dirt under buttons can cause contact issues or can cause buttons to not fully compress. Clean the buttons thoroughly.
Buttons are Jammed ¶
Jammed buttons will not register. The keys need to be unjammed by cleaning or replaced.
Drive will not Open ¶
The DVD player will not open to place a DVD inside.
CD Placement ¶
If a CD is not correctly inserted it can jam the inside of the drive lid. Press the open button and make sure the CD is inserted correctly.
Open Button Jammed ¶
If the open button is jammed then the lid will fall open, close the lid with tape until it can be fixed by cleaning or replacing the button.
Faulty Spring ¶
If the screen no longer holds tension lid will lock in place. Use a prying device to open the lid after pressing the open button. The spring will need to be replaced.