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Aiwa 5200 3 disk stereo

This unit is about 12 years old but it works great except the cd tray does not line up exactly centered on the pickup unit . the cd sometimes loads off center and won't play. is there an adjustment for the tray alignment somewhere?

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These units do not have an "adjustment" per se. This can be caused by a bad sensor or a dirty sensor. The tray have slots in the bottom that are sensed to determine position. A loose belt, bad sensor or noisy power supply that causes noise on the sensor line all can cause this. DO NOT dis-assemble the tray assemble as the loading timing of these is not the most intuitive and is difficult to return to the correct position without a complete rebuild. This should not be an expensive repair. The sensor for this will be around $5. Add in the local labor rate for the complete repair cost.

I have done 100s of these over the years. Have the lens cleaned while the unit is open as well.

Dan

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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