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Bose CD player takes up to 20 minutes to play CD

I have owned my 2003 Corvette since it was new and have never had any problems until now. For the past few months my CD player has been acting up. After getting in my car and starting it up I insert a CD only to get an error (err) code. I try this for the first few minutes and finally give up. After the car has been running for about 20 minutes or longer with the heater/defrost on I can then insert a CD and it will begin playing, It seems the unit has to be "warmed" before it will play, GM tells me I need to repace the entire unit at well over $1000.00. I don't think so! Any suggestions????

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  • Ray Ellis
    Ray Ellis Jan 12, 2009

    The system has been cleaned. I feel I may have to remove the unit from the dash and send it in for repair.

  • Limon77 Mar 28, 2009

    I have a 2000 Maxima with the Bose... when inserting a disc it takes about 30 seconds then spits it out noting "ERR"... after 3-4 tries I give up....I read that cleaning it with a disc cleaner does not help...what can I do?



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Hello normally after some time this units needs service like clean the laser module,misaligned or even some material left by a disc
and i dont think is high expensive. probably may cost you a 50 or 70 us...............saludos

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