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The CD Changer will not eject any CDs. It gives an error message "MEC Error". The result is the same for both local and remote. I have also cycled the power to no effect. It does whirr for some time like the internal changing mechanism is doing its thing, but then it stops with the Error Message and no CD ejected or played.

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  • OneLucky Nov 04, 2007

    I have the same probelm. My model is: MHC-ZX10 i get the same error. No motors seem to work at all.

  • Ribeiro Nov 12, 2007

    I Also have the same problem. When I try to play or eject the cds, it says that CD MEC ERROR. I don´t Know what does it mean.

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  • Grosu Cristi Alex Feb 07, 2018

    I got another answer. I opened my sony and changed all the old bands feom inside because those were damaged an it worked :))))

  • Grosu Cristi Alex Feb 07, 2018

    Cd mec error means CD mecanical error, this means that inside it got stuck or the rubber bands are too old and they are broken.



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I have the same problem!!!
do anybody knows how to fix it??
thank you very much

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You need to make sure that the CD mechanism is working correctly. If it is not working correctly, it will not eject or play any CDs.
When you power it on, it tries to load the CD and you will get a message "CD Mec Error"
This means, the CD got stuck inside , or the rubber bands is broken and you need to fix the CD mechanism.
I have a suggestion: You need to disassemble the CD mechanism and take off the CD which got stuck inside or change the rubber bands.

I think this will help you :)

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Musisz upewni? si?, ?e nap?d CD dzia?a poprawnie. Je?eli nie dzia?a poprawnie, nie wyjmuje ani nie odtwarza ?adnej p?yty CD.
Mam ten sam problem. Zmieniam tryb na CD, pokazuje CD 1-1, Ale nie odtwarza i nie wyjmuje p?yty.
Je?eli jest taki problem, to po uruchomieniu go z trybu gotowo?ci, pr?buje za?adowa? p?yt? CD,
a potem pokazuje "CD Mec Error"
Jak to si? dzieje, to znaczy ?e nap?d jest uszkodzony i ?e trzeba go wymieni?.

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You need to make sure that your cd mech is aligned correctly. if it is not alligned correctly, it will power up from standby, try to load the cd trays and you will get mech error message on the display. good luck with allignment.

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    Anirban Naskar Aug 15, 2017

    I have successfully wasted three changers and yet to get the alignment properly. can you suggest some videos or tutorial?


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