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Will not read cds

I tried to play a cd in my player as I have many times before. The player accepted the cd but would not play it. The player made a "whizzing" sound but no music... I skipped through some tracks to see if it was a scratch issue. No luck. I tried a brand new cd. No luck. I put in a cd lens cleaner disc and the same thing happened. Is this a lost cause? I have experienced no problems with my cdx c5000x until now. Thank you for your time! Amy K

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Re: Will not read cds

Your problem may be the picup assembly or need cleaning not with cloth there are special cd's for that purpose.

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Re: Will not read cds

It's a lost cause. It needs a new CD mech, unfortunately.

Posted on Oct 31, 2006

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