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My in car slot loading cd player clicks loudly when the ignition is switched on or off.

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  • matt643 Oct 24, 2009

    After stripping out the unit I found that the home microswitch was loose.

    This meant that whenever the laser tried to home it didnt make the switch and the metal section which was supposed to press the switch in actually repeatidly hit the cd drive motor.

    Switch secured, problem fixed.

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Had exactly the same issue then couple of weeks later the car battery failed.

Cause turned out to be that the main car battery is failing and subsequently the voltage/current capacity is dropping, especially at iginition on. CD mechanism is very sensitive to this.

To fis - its easy - get a new battery - could also take to a auto garage and they will test it to confirm.

Regards

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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