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Experience:  DoD master electronics technician
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A screen pops up that says Repair Needed and to contact

Customer Question

a screen pops up that says Repair Needed and to contact customer service
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: not sure of the model it is about 5 years old
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: I had not charged it since our last vacation some time ago. I charged overnight and when I turned it on this screen popped up after a minute or so
JA: Anything else you want the ereader expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: E-Readers
Expert:  Russell H. replied 9 months ago.

Hi, thank you for contacting My name is Russell. I will do my best to provide the right answer to your question.

What sort of device is it, please?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I believe it's a Kindle Fire not sure got it about 4-5 yrs ago as a gift
Expert:  Russell H. replied 9 months ago.


Contact here:

and tell them the problem.

They may - if they live up to's excellent reputation - perhaps, ship you a new replacement.

But if they don't, get back to me, please.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok Thank-you but this is very disappointing
Expert:  Russell H. replied 9 months ago.

It's the first thing to try.

Would you like to try a reset of the Kindle first?

If so I will instruct you.