Advent DVD player troubleshooting

Poor in vehicle radio reception• Check the condition of the vehicle's radio antenna.
• Verify that the antenna is fully raised.
• If a relay box (SIRSWB) has been insatalled. make sure that the FM Modulator is turned OFF.
• If a wired RF modulator has been installed, verify that it is turned OFF by using the remote or switch.
IR sensor inoperative• Verify that the batteries in the remote are fresh.
• Verify that the remote sensor eye is not obstructed.
• Verify that the infrared transmitter is affixed over the sensor eye of the component to be controlled.
Disc won’t play• Insert a disc with the label side facing up.
• Check the type of disc you put into disc tray. This DVD player only plays DVD’s, audio CDs and MP3s.
• Both the unit and the disc are coded by region. If the regional codes don't match, the disc can't be played. This DVD player is Region Number 1.
Play starts, but then stops immediately• The disc is dirty. Clean it
• Condensation has formed. Allow player to dry out.
No sound or distorted sound• Make sure your DVD player is connected properly. Make sure all cables are securely inserted into the appropriate jacks.
• If you are using the IR headphones, make sure you turn on the IR power.
• Make sure the FM Modulator is ON and the proper Frequency has been selected.
Can't advance through a movie• You can’t advance through the opening credits and warning information that appears at the beginning of movies because the disc is programmed to prohibit that action.
Picture is distorted• The disc might be damaged. Try another disc.
• It is normal for some distortion to appear during forward or reverse scan.
No forward or reverse scan• Some discs have sections that prohibit rapid scanning or title and chapter skip.
• If you try to skip through the warning information and credits at the beginning of a movie, you won't be able to. This part of the movie is often programmed to prohibit skipping through it.