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Small cable with spring attached not attached to unit

One end of the cable is attached to the inner sheetmetal wall using orange RTV. The other end that has the spring attached to it is not attached to anything. Where should I attach the spring/cable and how should it be routed? I can see 4 rollers on the front of the CD drive that look like they serve no purpose unless the cable rides along the 4 rollers. If that is true, I still don't know where to attach the spring, which is attached to the cable. Can you help?

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  • av8trqa Oct 08, 2008

    I figured out the problem and you are right! It took a while to figure out but, the CD changer works great now. Thank you very much!

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Hi,

The cable does run acroos those 4 rollers on the CD drive unit. The cable is staticly attached on the right side (unit facing you) of the carrier rack, routes under the lower rifght roller, up and outside of the top right roller, across and outside the top left roller, then down and inside the lower left roller.

From there, it routes across the carrier to a small hook (black plastic). Under that hook and then up to the spring.

I can send pictures if you need them. I have this same unit with a carrier that will not fully eject the CDs. I have been in this case more than once.

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