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Stereo won't read cds

I have this stereo it is an rca rs2653 it doesn't read the cds we put in the slots it has a 5 disc changer but sometimes only reads one cd and now it has decided to not read any. there are cds in it and it is put to cd setting and i have even tried unplugging it and plugging it back in and it works for maybe a few songs then says no disc and does nothing. any help anyone might have would be very appretiated thanks

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    My RCA RS2654 will read the cd for only about 5 seconds and then stop reading the rest of the cd or song it was on.

  • jrinri Feb 20, 2008

    my system takes in the cd's, reads each, and then the unit will read NO DISC!

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    Yes, exact same problem -- when I load one, two or all 5 (any number) the display reads, "READ ERROR NO DISC" - the radio and tape features work, but not the CDs - mine is RS2653 - i have no manual

  • Anonymous Oct 13, 2008

    Starts playing okay. But will read that disc a few seconds and then will skip to a later part of that disc or to another disc comp. It is 1 month out of warranty.

  • charliesalsa Dec 15, 2008

    My RCA Audio System doesn't play so just one CD. And When I push The skip button to change the disc number only show me on the display "disc 2' but do not turn to the selected CD. Also Ipush the Open and Close button and the reel doesn't open or close.

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    my problem is the same. put cds in and will light up as being read, but when you go to play them it says no disc.

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    I also have the same problem: my stereo says "no disc" when I put a CD in any of the 3 slots of my stereo. I bought one of these cleaning CDs but couldn't play it because it continued to say "no disc" ! I'm afraid the next step is going to take it to a repalir shop...any other suggestions?

  • prittaygirl Apr 06, 2009

    I have the same problem.. My RCA RS3287 will not read ANY CDs at all. No matter the CD type, it tries to read it and then just says no disc. I think we should start boycotting RCA.



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RCA rs 3287. Tuner works, tape works but CD's will not work. Cannot get cleaner in because it will not read disc

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You might try running a cleaning CD in it (which cleans the lazer lens). These are available from Wal Mart and many other sources. If a cleaning doesn't get it going, then you may have a lazer that is weakening and might need to be replaced (sorry!). Hope just a good lens cleaning will do the trick.

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