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Just bought a used car yesterday - 2004 Chevy Trailblazer - has a CD stereo system - put a cd in - pushed the eject button & the cd wont come out - sounds like it is spinning & then display says Check CD - but it won't come out - the salesman didn't tell me there was a problem with the CD player - it was a brand new CD I put in so nothing wrong with the CD - how do I get the CD out? The system won't spit out the CD?

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  • lmcurtis15 Aug 31, 2010

    I looked it is front loading cd player - there is like a "netting material" just inside the player - but I don't see any little hole near the insert point. I will get the manual out

  • lmcurtis15 Aug 31, 2010

    Reading the manual right now - but don't see any small hole at the point of loading and dont see any screws to undo on the cover - so not sure if I am going to be able to get it out or not. Obviously as you can see - I don't know anything about cars and I don't have a man around to help with things like that.

  • lmcurtis15 Aug 31, 2010

    Front loading CD player appears to be some "netting type material just inside player - looked for small pin hole near insert area - do not see any - do not see any screws to take off cover - tried to push eject button again - sounds like CD is spinning inside then just displays Check CD message but player will not eject the CD?

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Please follow these steps:
turn off the car and removed the fuse for the radio and put it back in. Once u put it back in the cd player should work fine.
or
A: Press the reset button on both the changer and the remote. The reset button on the changer is located on the front panel of the unit, It can beactivated with the tip of a pin.
B: If the unit does not operate after resetting it, remove the magazine by inserting a business card between the magazine and the mechanism. The lock lever will disengage to allow the magazine to eject.
C: Make sure all cds are in the magazine, a CD is found lodged in the carriage, remove all cds from the magazine and reinsert the magazine into the changer.
D: Press the eject button. This should cause the loged CD to move from the carriage into the empty magazine. The magazine should automatically eject and normal operation will return.
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Wait for your car's stereo to cool down. If you have been using it for an extended period of time, it may have gotten hot and the ejection device may not be working properly. This may be caused by a dirty or scratched CD, or a peeling CD label.
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Hold down (do not just press once) the eject button on the front of your car stereo's CD player. Listen for a mechanical ejection noise. If your car stereo is making this noise, it is more than likely that the CD is just sticking inside the CD player.
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Look for a hole the size of a pin on your car stereo's CD player. This hole is very small and looks similar to one on a CD-Rom drive. Once you have located the hole, use a pin and attempt to manually eject the CD.
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Remove the face plate of your car's CD player (this only works if your CD player is not factory installed) and attempt to manually remove the CD by pulling it out through the entry slot. Do not force items such as pliers into the CD player's entry slot. Wait until you see the object and gently remove it.
If this doesnot helps counsult a repair guy.

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Usually they have a emergency eject if this is a tray load device ...it has to have a little hole near the inserting point ..and when a pin like tool is inserted and a little push in ...the CD should came out ...
But if it do not have such a thing ...try to make a reset if the unit's menu is available ...or ..just open if up...and retrieve the thing manually ..Just unscrew it ..and get the cover off..you have to do it anyway if it is to repair it ..or you will have to change it if the device is proving to be defective ..
another thing t try first ..is to power it off..and restart ,,,better remove the power from the plug ..but keep in mind that some of these devices have a pin like code..and if it had a previous owner..after removing the power supply it might ask for that code..

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    Catalin Turcu Aug 31, 2010

    the front do not have any screws or something like that ..you have to get the unit out of its place ..and the screws will be on the bottom side..and after you get those out will have to see how the unit gets apart ...My advice is to ask someone that knows anything about and do not try yourself cause it might have snapped parts and other hings that will put you in doubt ..and I don't think you want to ruin it completely before having a chance to know if it is worthless or not..
    better ask a friend or a neighbor to help you open it and retrieve the disk ..and get ti to a repair shop when you will have the means ..or ..try a second hand stereo ...if you do not see the point in buying a new one ..(in case this one will be beyond recover..)

  • lmcurtis15 Aug 31, 2010

    I have a mechanic friend I will ask him to look at it. I do not want to break it. Thank you anyway

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