The CD player in my FS-7000 seems unable to muster the strength to spin. It starts to spin, moving the disc about 10 degrees, then stops. It's as though the motor can't summon the power to get up to speed. I read somewhere that the microcomputer can shut down certain functions, and that unplugging the system for a while resets it; I tried this and it did work for about 30 seconds, then the player made some pretty nasty noises, and quit. Any suggestions?
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Re: CD won't spin
Im afraid the laser is worn out, or there is a power supply problem, or the spindle motoer servo curcuit is defective. If you know how to service solid state curcuits, maybe it will be worth fixing. Im sorry to say, if you do not, then most likly the repair will exceed the cost of a new unit or come close to it. Good Luck
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Had a similar problem with my Denon. When I inserted CD it takes it in but immediately stops - like it doesnt sense the CD. Same problem with Single or Multi changer. Removed cover, removed reader ( 4 screws) and found lens had fallen out. Cleaned, reinstalled with touch of super glue on rim - works fine.
It is probable that you will have a faulty spindle motor if the disc wont spin up to speed. Have you been able to give the disc a kick start to get it to read. The disk also has to spin the fastest when reading the table of contents after the disc is first loaded. Sometimes when the suspension rubbers to the laser fail, the disc may also be catching on parts of the mechanism preventing it from spinning up to speed. Can you give me a little more about how the problem is occurring, particularly what noises you hear, and whether you can kick start the disc to spin. I have plenty of experience repairing these players, and am happy to answer any questions you may have about it. Cheers
The CD spins while the laser tries to focus on the disc, and that's how it knows a CD is in. It's not detecting the disc and so the CD stops. This could be simply dirt on the laser lens, and you could try using a cotton swab to gently wipe it off. If that doesn't take care of it, the laser assembly needs to be replaced. This unit cost about $200 or more if I recall, so it might be worth getting a repair estimate. If this were a typical cheap boombox it would be better to replace it.
Its a good possibility that the turntable that the cd sits on is pushed down or up from where its suppose to be as if the laser cant focus on the disc the motor wont spin.There could also be a bad spindle motor as these do go bad or the motor driver ic is defective. see if you can somehow see the lens when the disc is inserted if you can see the lens moving up and down it is one of thoses problems I described are the cause, or worse case is a defective laser Pick-up assy. Good luck. good luck