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XD-A8 CD player

The CD player on my system operates normally for 3-5 minutes upon insertion of a CD, then it stops and skips to the next CD or stops playing the CD it's on. It doesn't shut down, the CD player just stops working. Any thoughts?

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This sounds like it could need just a simple cleaning with a lens cleaner disc, or could be a bad spindle motor or spindle servo circuit, or the laser is getting weak, and last but not least It very well could be a damaged or dirty slider rail or motor assembly. In my opinion, the only one that is worth the money to try, would be the cleaning. Good Luck PS Please do not forget to rate this thread.

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