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My jvc rc-x240 will not play a cd. The turntable spins around but not music. The top of the inside lid as a round disc that probably makes the connection to plya? I never noticed before but it is quite loose an wobbily, I don't now if that is the way it should be or should it be tightened. It tried but nothing seems to tighten it. Please help, Karen

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Loading gear jam or broken loading motor belt. Disasemble unit to remove disc and check operation of motor and gear assembly. Repost the results so we can better help.

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Sorry to tell you that these players are famous for coming out of the factory with wire leads broken from their mounts.

You will have to dig into the guts of your player and find the loose wiring and resolder it in place.

If you don't feel qualified to do this perhaps you know a friend or neighbor that can. Lacking that a repair shop will fix it for you. But, you have to decide if the cost of repair outweighs the cost of replacing your portable player.

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It is possible that this is a drive issue, I've seen drives that one of the optical reader device has gone out, but generally it'e the DVD reader and will only read CD's. It's very rare that the CD reader goes and the DVD reader works. Before you replace drive, if it's only music CD's (you didn't mention program CD's), then update your media player. If it still won't play, then unistall the media player and completely reload it. At this point you can replacse the drive.

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It is the laser, If the cd mech is in the top of this one you may just need to clean the lens manually. Cleaning discs are not all that reliable. You can do this by taking the top off and looking at the area where the disc gets clamped to play. The laser has the small glass lens. That is the part you need to clean. Take a Q-tip and wet it very lightly with some windex or some alcohol. Make it so that the Q-tip is just barely wet. Then just lightly rub the lens without pushing on it hard at all. Just nice and easy over the glass lens. Then dyr it off with the dry end just like you did with the wet end. That's it. close it back up again and turn it on and see if it plays. If it still does not play you need a new laser. No other fix for it.

Posted on Jul 03, 2008

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