I have been trying for over a year to find a replacement remote for this player. I know, I know; just go out & pay the $40 for a new player but it is now ALL about principal. Here is my lament:
In October of 2002, I purchased a 2003 Dodge Caravan. As part of the promotion, a new bag DVD player was provided for free. Upon selling the van, the remote disappeared. The player will only play â€œGâ€ rated DVDâ€™s as the parental controls are set that way & the only way to change the settings is with the remote that which is MISSING! Hitachi paperwork came with the player but it is now abundantly clear that Hitachi has nothing to do with this unit. Daimler Chrysler could not be any less helpful than theyâ€™ve been. A label on the back of the player states the unit was imported and distributed by Nissho Iwai American Corporation which is now Sojitz Corporation. They referred me to a telephone number in California that is not answered after 40 â€“ 60 minutes on hold. I have purchased four different universal remotes and none of them have worked. I have a jpeg photograph available if anyone is interested. Tohei was notified by me (AGAIN) on 11/25/05 & no reply has been forthcoming. I tried two previous emails in August & May of 2005 which also went unanswered. I searched for a link on-line for remote replacements and got the following :
Can any one help? Thanks.