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Gpx stereo hm1836 doesnt play cds

Hello i just bought a new gpx stero model hm1836 when i turn it on the motor grinds and the cd tray doesnt spin the open and close button doesnt respond whats wrng

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  • clee5 May 25, 2008

    can you fix it

  • shotzie1 Jun 01, 2008

    we bought a gpx hm1836. Radio and cassette works fine. cd will not respond when button pressed. does not turn, whats wrong and how can we get a replacement manuel ?

  • Anonymous Aug 03, 2008

    My GPX Stereo HM1836 does not play cd's. I cleaned the heads and the cd's that I wanted to play and it still won't play.

  • patteber Sep 30, 2008

    bought a gpx model 1836 and the cd door will not open and it will not play cd's.can you help me?

  • langers5 Jan 19, 2009

    i hav the same problem with a Sony mini compact stereo which i got to open my putting a business card in it an sliding that around the inisde of the cd drawer but then when i want it to close it closes then shortly just ejects itself again without playing

  • Sheila Jo Jan 25, 2009

    I have a GPX, stereo, it has 5 disc changer, am/fm radio, cassette and phonograpic player, all work except the CD player, the tray opens and closes, but does not play CDs. What is wrong here? My email address is

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2009

    Can not play cd's


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I had the same problem with my C541 player, I solved it simply cleaning the lens area with cotton swabs. No other "no disc" fake messages so far... good luck! Luca - Rome (Italy)

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Just fixed mine - replaced 35v 47uf electrolytic capacitor in awu7837 module (inside shield case) - this module connects to display unit. see for more info and diagram Cost - 16 pence from Maplin p/n se47m35 kq68y
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SOURCE: cd spins buts doesn't play I fixed the drawer open closing

Clean the lens of the laser with a cotton swab. Remove the cover, and locate the glass lens at the top of the laser assembly. Pre-wet a cotton swab with glass cleaner and wipe the lens carefully without applying pressure. Use the other end of the swab to dry off and remove any residual dust or gunk.

Reassemble the unit and load a disc. If the problem was caused by dust or smog film on the lens, it should now play without any problem.

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  • you could buy a universal remote this way you can use for menu and this may help!!!

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SOURCE: CD Player tray will not rotate or open or close - no power

my cd player will open and rotates but will NOT play, can anyone help me?

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