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Problem with stereo playing cds

My stereo has locked the cd part and i am unable to open the cd but i can play the cd

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Re: problem with stereo playing cds

I'd be interested to know the brand, but you could try this:

(Assuming your CD player has only a standby button, not a full On/off button). Unplug the CD player from the mains. Leave for 30 seconds. Connect to mains and press eject as early as possible. Hopefully, this will allow the system to eject the CD before it starts trying to spin it.

Ultimately though, if it plays but won't open, it's likely to be a cog / gear on the drawer that has failed rather than some software fault as the CD plays.

Repair may not really be economical - depends on brand / value etc. If the disc is more important than the player you might end up attacking it....

Posted on Jan 15, 2008

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