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Cd drawer not opening on sony mxd-d4

Both cd and mini disc drawers are stuck and wont open. the mini disc slot has a disc in it. Not sure what is in the CD drawer but the dipslay says TOC reading but never gets any further. any clues as to how to fix this?

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Could be bad belts, lack of lubrication on the MD side and even a bad power supply filter capacitor of the larger type. It would need to be seen by a repair Technician to resolve all issues.

Posted on Jan 29, 2013

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Hello,
The problem with the TOC reading and then appearing C13 is a problem with bad electrical contacts.
Remove the connection to the mains outlet, remove the top cover (5screws) and the remove the 2 paper flatcables that connect the main PCB and the disk unit on both sides. Plug them back in and possible your problem is solved.
A better solution is, of coarse, to replace both cables by new ones, as the quality is rather bad, and once disconnected, they should be replaced.
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