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My CD player keeps flashing (F15) when I try to play a disc.

The first track will start to play, but a few seconds after that it starts to continuously skip and the display starts blinking (F15). When I try skipping ahead to the next track it wont play it at all and the display continues to flash (F15). I've looked through the manual and can't find anything in there about it. What does the flashing (F15) mean, is it fixable?

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Re: My CD player keeps flashing (F15) when I try to play...

It means that the laser/motor module is disconnected. Open the player and locate the connection band of the module. It should be orange, about 1 cm wide and it comes out from under it. Push it HARD into it\'s socket. Make sure you don\'t leave sweat or grease on the electronic and test it. I hope it works for you!

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Re: My CD player keeps flashing (F15) when I try to play...

In 2001, I bought a Panasonic sl-ct590 cd player, six years after the failure: The display shows "F15", each time you put into the cd will hear "clacked" bald action sound for about 15 seconds after the normal playback, but the turn off or failure of the above will open the lid, and a lot of trouble, has not been repaired, he had to attempt to disassemble, but not smoothly apart, then gave up repair.
This afternoon, I saw a netizen dismantling this type of cd drive, a detailed dismantling order, I tried again to disassemble, smooth apart, after the head bracket upside down, cleared laserhead rails (2 rails) at the tiny fibers, hair, dust, and then use an alcohol swab to clean, also coated with a lubricating grease, apply silicone grease, found the head bracket touch reset switch,To reset switch good contact, I pasted in the corresponding position of the bracket 2 layers 3M insulation tape, and then re-assemble all the parts, and put on the chewing gum battery and put it into cd "clacked" actually did not hear the annoying sound, and it is fast into the playing status, repeated the test several times, did not occur again "F15" fault code, that's great, repaired CD player, very happy!
Friends want to have the same problem also can try, I hope you can succeed!

Posted on May 18, 2013

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