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CD Player Does Not Read CDs

The Cd player at times does not read cds that it has played in the past the display flashes no disk........ i can open the tray and sometimes it will play sometimes it does...... basically it plays cds at random ?!?!?!?!?!

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  • jan_ca Jun 17, 2008

    Mine stopped recognizing CDs all together. It says No disc.

    And when plugged in power, without choosing any button (CD/Tuner/Tape/Aux) it will start flashing through Demo. It does this even when I push the power off/ standby button. So the only way to turn off the flashing lights and buttons is to unplug it.

  • Anonymous Jun 22, 2008

    CD player says NO DISC

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Hi As you describe the problem, there are three likely possiblities, either the laser lense is dirty, the laser is beginning to fail, or there is a dead spot developing in the spin motor. Cleaning is the first step, and the least expensive...If you have some electronics experience, they are not difficult to clean, but you must expose the laser to do it, and I don't want to advise someone to do that, and forget to unplug the unit. It's free laser eye surgery, but I doubt you would be happy with the results. I would advise you to call around to local repair shops, and see what they charge to check it out and/or clean it, and then descide if it is worth proceeding. Hopr this helps, good luck!

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