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The CD trays are jammed. When it tries to read a disc, it sounds like something is jammed inside of it. The trays also will not open.

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Hi, there must be a disk previously inserted which has stuck in the tray or something, open the cover and check if anything is preventing the tray from ejecting.. let me knoiw

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Check if there is something jammed in your tray.Or it might be the wheels that might have gone unfunctional.
There is a small hole on the tray where you can stick a pin or something small to eject.It might only be once that this problem is happening.So try it.

First, and the best choice really, is to take it in for servicing. Second, is to remove the chassis and try to determine if you've just got a disc that's jammed the mechanism. If so, remove it and replace the chassis and see if operation goes back to normal. If it doesn't then there's a problem with the motor which opens the tray and you'd have to take it in for servicing at that point.

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it is definately jammed and will need to be taken apart and unjammed safely to avoid dammage to the unit

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If you had any cds inside, you can open the case and see whether there's any cd jammed, with the power switch off! If you didn't have any cds inside, open the case anyway and check if the tray opens or not!!!

Hope it goes well!!

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its close to 8 years old what do you expect i have one and its trays failed a long time ago

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Seems like the 4th tray is jammed and has probably caused the mechanism to go out of alignment. Re- alignment without replacing faulty mechanical components such as gears/ levers, which may be responsible for the units current state, is a waste of time. Relapse would be imminent. Re-alignment is a difficult task even with service information and spares provided to an experienced technician.
Seeing the number of similar complaints with the same model and history of re-occurence post repair, it might be worthy to get this unit fixed only if it still is under warranty. Spending money to get these stacked tray mechanisms fixed might not be such a good idea. The carrousel cd changers are more reliable although they consume more space.
Get yourself an i-pod or any external mp3 device, connect it via usb or aux, and continue to enjoy the amplifier and tuner of this unit.

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If you turn it off at the mains, wait a few seconds then turn it back on. As soon as you turn the power on, try and press the button for the tray to open. If this dont work, you will have to open up your system and remove this disc yourself. Good luck.

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