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CD's keep getting stuck

This is a 5 cd changer system. When I have a CD and try to insert another cd in a different tray, the cd's keep getting stuck and I find that I need to open it to get the cd's out. How do I fix the cd changing mechanism.

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Re: CD's keep getting stuck

Hey I like one of those realignment manuals as well!

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Re: CD's keep getting stuck

It had to happen....
Af6ter having worked on more than 50 of these kinds of mechs i can definitely say they get old fast!
What you will need to do is realign the cd changer if you are willing to put about 4 hours work into this then let me know and i will see if i can hunt down the realignment manual for you.

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