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My 73 yr old mothers 2007 pontiac vibe cd is stuck,when she put n the cd it showed cd track 1,but continued to play radio,tried to eject and tape wont come out.My 44 yr old pyounger brother who knows nothing about tapes pr anything,tried to use a putty kife and a needle nose pliers, he said the cd sits way back behind a black fabric so it cant be sen.I told him it always is visible at the very front edge when playing properly.He finally gave up.Is there anything I can try to get the cd out??please help me

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You can try the butter knife trick if holding the eject button down wont eject the disk.

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Check here, some of the Toyota stereo models illustrated in the website will have same disassembling procedure as your Tundra.

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SOURCE: cd would not eject now wont play or eject or anything.

Start by checking all of the fuses in your car if the radio is not even powering on. If this does not work your next step is to have the unit repaired or replaced at which point the cds can by removed by taking the unit apart. You can do this yourself or take it to a best buy and have it replace with an aftermarket unit which will be much better and a lot cheaper than going back to the dealer

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If it does this with all of the tapes your cassette player needs to be cleaned. there might be some dust in there that is stopping it from working correctly. You can blow it out using an air compressor (NOT ON FULL) just blow it gently out so nothing gets moved from the air.

You can also use keyboard cleaner from any computer store (it is just a can of compressed air) walmart and zellers also have this for you.

If it only does it on that tape stick a pen through the round hold and wind it all the way around to the other side this should loosen the tape a bit for the player to play that tape.

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i know this may sound dumb but did you check the cd for scratches or fingerprints?
is this a cd that you burned from the computer? if so is it the correct type and in the correct format..
Sometimes when burning cd's on the computer depending on what software you are using if the bitrate is set to high (above 128Kbps) then the cd will not play on normal cd player
Also when burning cds on the computer the session must be closed completely before it can be played on a regular cd player

Try a brand new store bought type cd and see if it works if it still does not play then it is possible that the laser has somehow become "out of alignment" and that is too difficult to fix and better to be replaced

But by your description it sounds more like the cd is dirty or scratched

It is also possible that the stereo is wore out or malfunctioning

hope this info helps

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Personally, if it were me, I would replace your indash changer with an aftermarket single disc player. Indash changers are notoriously unreliable and go bad very easily.

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