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I receive error msg and cant eject magazine

As soon as I turn on the cd player, via the remote, I get error msg "E3" and nothing happens. The cd magazine also will not eject. It seems as though the problem is in the position of the cd magazine. Its jammed somehow. Is there an emergency release trigger somewhere to eject the magazine manually?

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Re: I receive error msg and cant eject magazine

The magazine in our Sony CD player would not eject. I tried pressing two buttons at the same time etc., with no result. I uplugged the player, removed the screws that hold the black metal cover on and took off the cover (pull the metal up, out and away at the back bottom sides, then slide it back to release the lip from under the front pane.) Looked down inside and saw the problem, a CD disc extended about 1/2 inch from the magazine, blocking ejection. I pushed the extended edge of the disc back into the magazine with the tip of a kitchen knife. Plugged the player back in, pushed power and then the eject button, and the magazine ejected. Replaced the metal cover and it works fine. If it won't eject again I know what to do. Be sure to unplug before you work, you don't need an electrical shock.
All the best, Sonia Murray

Posted on May 06, 2008

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