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Music on CD sounds like it's vibrating

It started yesterday and, the longer it plays, the worse it seems to get. 
It has happened with several CDs.

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Locate your CD reader bulb just inside the tray. Clean it good with rubbing alcohol. It still has a chance that it can be saved.Beacuse it is still reading. If it stops reading, you will have to buy a new player . Also if cleaning it does not works.

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