When i turn on my hummer and it is already on CD mode to listen to a CD, it just says "initializing" and wont play. It has been stuck on this for a few days now. I am wondering if there is a way to reset my player and resolve this problem or what needs to be done to get it fixed.
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Re: CD player wont play and says "initializing"
This is common problem with CD players. Try to clean the Lens first by using CD cleaner. If same issue will happen after cleaning. You need to bring the unit to an electrician and have it opened and have the Lens adjusted.
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I suspect that the rubber belt that drives the eject portion of the unit has broken. I suggest you remove the unit and have an teckie look at it. belts are available for most makes from tandy or other electronic parts shops.
Subject: Radio With Six Disc CD Changer Does Not Recognize Loaded CD And
Displays An "INITIALIZING" Message, CD Will Not Play, CD Cannot Be
Ejected, Or Disc Icon Does Not Illuminate (Reprogram Radio)
2005-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche, Suburban, Tahoe
2005-2007 Chevrolet Colorado, Express, Silverado Classic, TrailBlazer
2005-2006 GMC Yukon, Yukon XL
2005-2007 GMC Canyon, Envoy, Savana, Sierra Classic
2005-2006 HUMMER H2 with Six Disc CD Changer Equipped Audio System (RPO UC6)
Some customers may comment on any of the following conditions:
• The CD loaded in the radio will not play.
• The CD loaded in the radio will not eject.
• The disc icon on the radio will not illuminate.
• The radio displays an "INITIALIZING" message for approximately 30 seconds after vehicle start up.
Important: Do not attempt to play CDs with paper labels on them in this
CD player. The labels may warp or wrinkle and jam the CD player
mechanism. Refer to the Compact Disc Care and Cleaning procedure
(Document ID# 1656123) in SI for more information.
Technicians are to reprogram the radio with new operating software using the following procedure:
1. If the radio has a CD(s)2008 General will be necessary to reset the radio and remove them
before the radio is reprogrammed. Remove and reinstall the radio fuse to
reset the radio and then eject the CD(s). If cycling the power to the
radio does not allow the CD(s) to be removed, the radio may have another
failure that will not be corrected by the reprogramming procedure that
follows. Refer to the Diagnostic Starting Point - Entertainment
procedure in SI to begin your diagnosis of this failure to eject CDs
concern before reprogramming the radio.
2. Reprogram the radio using the Service Programming System (SPS) with
the latest software available on TIS2WEB. Refer to the SPS procedures
and the Radio Programming and Set procedure in SI for more information.
As always make sure your Tech 2® is updated with the latest software
3. Verify proper operation of the radio and make sure that all CDs can be ejected.
First get a CD Lens Cleaner and try it; if not, disconnect the negative lead from your car battery for about 10 min. BUT! Unless you have the radio code make sure you car radio doesn’t have a anti-theft system; if after this few steps still nothing you have to send it to an electronics repair shop (the CD Lens is bad).
Turn the radio off and disconnect the battery. This will reset the radio and cd player, NOTE:' MAKE SURE THE RADIO IS OFF OR YOUR GOING TO BE PROMPT TO ENTER A CODE TO REACTIVATE THE RADIO. Good luck and keep me posted.
I had same problem with a 2005 Envoy in Jan '09. I took it to the ex-GM dealer. He said he'd try. The unit would only play using radio. Mechanic took unit out of dash, and top off of unit. Ejected CD bu moving the eject mechanism. Replaced top and unit. Works and plays cds. Cost $25.00 And i tipped the mechanic $10.00 for his knowledge.
You may have to remove the stereo from the dash, take it apart and remove the CD manually. If the CD still doesnt play with only 1 inserted, it may have damage to the laser. Happened many times to me.....
well on mine, I have to turn off the sat. radio before the kids can watch dvd and I can only listen to radio or cd while they watching dvd. I don't even know if you are able to listen to dvd through them speakers, because it came with headsets. I know I am not big help, but I think you have to change something on the front radio. If nobody else can answer your question, than I will look tomorrow to see how I turn on my dvd player and tell you what I have to push.