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Wont play cd

Just recently my player has stopped reading the cd for some reason , sometime if u give it a sudden jerk it will acknowledge the cd there but it doesn't always work. any suggestions? thanks :)

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Re: Wont play cd

I would suggest trying some sort of laser cleaning device. You can pick one up at Target or Wal*Mart. How it works is there are a few small brushes on what looks like a normal CD. When you insert this into your CD player, the brushes run over the laser head and remove dust and other particles from it. This can help when discs are unreadable, or if there is static while trying to play a disc. Hope this helps!

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