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Cd error message on head unit on alpine r990,this is connected to a sony cd changer,has been working fine suddenly packed up.Now when cd button pressed no indication on radio screen,boght another stacker sony system,power to unit as cassette ejects but still no cd button operation or message on screen any ideas appreciated to johngoodall@hotmail.com THANKS

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Hi John, when you think about it, it could only be one of two things either the bus lead or the RCAlead as everything is in them leads to run the cd unit, So check that all leads are secure to see what happens.

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