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Alpine XQE 100240 6CD Changer - magazine and CD stuck

6CD stacker/changer from a Range Rover has a CD stuck in machine. Tray that carries CD wil not retract back into the carrier. HAve remove unit from vehicle and have taken cover off but cannot seem to un-jam unit. Need help finding a repair manual and or suggestions on how to repair unit.

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  • Anonymous Apr 18, 2009

    My 6 cd changer stuck inside the player with a disk extended into the "play" side of the unit...I took the unit out of the car, took the cover off, manually manipulated the extended tray and found a switch that would "spring" it the whole cassette out of the player so I could rtrieve my prescious disks....reconnected unit, and it would not play...not sure if there are internal fuses that may be burnt? Impossible to see if the cd changer unit is getting power....

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SOURCE: Alpine CHM-S620 CD Changer Magazine

if you open the cage on the unit, you can pop the tray back out of the mechanism by VERY GENTLY turning the load gear on the carriage, be sure to not slip any gears on the drive or the changer will be out of sync and will be garbage unless you have it serviced by an Alpine service center. you are best to turn the 1st. gear beyond the carriage motor, or you can apply power to the motor (which I don't advise) to let the motor eject the tray. if you do choose the power method, be 100% sure of the polarity first otherwise you will damage the carriage and drive gears. the motor has a brass gear and the rest are nylon gears, the brass gear will very easily shred a nylon gear. want to be extra careful? manually turn the load motor gear itself, it will take alot longer to do, but will be the safest. I've been inside these machines quite a bit, hope I was able to help.

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

landsend
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SOURCE: which radio for land rover

Usually an Alpine unit.  Try ebay.

Posted on Apr 03, 2009

dj_relly999
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SOURCE: cd changer magazine does not eject

good day, you may want to do it manually if its jammed, you may find a pinhole on it and u can use a paperclip, insert it in the hole and it will open. hopefully it wont jam again. hope this helps, have a nice day

Posted on Feb 10, 2010

partyd
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SOURCE: Need to eject Alpine Renault 6CD changer cartidge- no power?

lok at the 8 pin plug the first pin from the left is the power wire and the round metal part of the plug is the ground
good luck

the last pin on the right is the ignition

Posted on Apr 01, 2010

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