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Lid won't stay shut!

Don't know what's causing lid of cd player to not snap shut. Can I fix this myself. Also even if I hold it down, the readout message will read "no disc." Thanks for any advice you may offer.

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  • rick948 Jan 05, 2008

    CD radio was a Christmas gift....only played ONE CD at Christmas.....the lid will NOT stay down.......seems that rubber catch the lid is SUPPOSE to lock into will not catch and lock down the top....I have pressed the clamp together with my fingers so they would be a little closer to catch and lock down the top ...but it still won t catch.........I do not have a store will NOT take it back and exchange it......was told it was purchased at TARGET.......took it back and they will notexchange it or giveme the purchase pricewhich I was told was around $40.......Mr Richard Simerlink



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