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My Sony cd player spins but won't play. Cleaned

My Sony cd player spins but won't play. Cleaned laser with cd cleaner but still won't play.

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Those CD cleaners rarely work. They are nothing but small brushes on a plastic CD. Unless the problem is loose dust, they won't work. Try carefully opening up the unit and cleaning the lens using a cotton swab and alcohol. If that does not resolve the problem, post the model number and I'll provide the replacement optics part number and cost. Some units have replacement optics that cost less than $15. Dan

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