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How do you clear a CD changer error code on a 1998 Ford Taurus radio? The radio displays DJ (probably for disc jam). There are no CDs in the changer. I cannot get the CD player to power-up because of the error code. rad

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Take the face off and there will be a little reset button in a small hole you may need a pin or similar but that should fix it had this exact problem last week and that fixed it

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You can look in your owners manual, usually there is a little card in there that gives you your radio code to push into the radio, If not you can call your local Ford dealership and give them your VIN number of the car and they can give it to you. also if you wanted to go to the extreme measure you can pull out the radio from the dash and most of the time the code is printed on the radio.

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