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Re: Changer won't acknowledge discs
Hi make sure that you cart is inserted all the way in, push the eject button why hitting the mag with the handle of ascrew driver. this may dislodge the jammed arm/lever. otherwise its down to your repair agent.
I have an alpine 6 disc cd changer in my car.when i turn on the cd button it says empty mag.,or sometimes it will click through the cds but not play any of them.unfortunately i cant find the model number of the changer. please advise
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I had a similar problem when I forst got my CD changer, and I had put the CDs in the cartridge upside down. You may want to try it at lease...You may, if it is an old changer, get a can of compressed air and blow it out, it may be dusty inside....Just some thoughts...
sounds like the tray inside was misaligned when the cd went in. and it probally sent the disc into a occupied slot. you will have to remove radio and disassemble to repair. also try just unpluging radio and plug back in. sometimes it resets the radio and will start ejecting the cds
It's not a fuse. More than likely it tried to load 2 discs into the same slot and jammed. That's one of the most common problems with shangers. If you pull the unit out of the vehicle and open the top you will see how it's jammed. Lightly move the CD towards the tray side, not into the cartridge, then plug the unit back in. It will reset itself and then you can eject the cartridge. Then inspect the cartridge for warps or cracks. You may want to replace the cartridge, they do wear out. Also, a good habit is to run a Laser lens cleaner thru the unit itself 3 or 4 times a year to keep the lens clean. It's really the only maintanance you can do. Hope this helps
Clean the unit if possible. does the cartridge eject? if so, load it with a cd player cleaner, preferrably one that uses a cleaning solution. put it in tray slot 1. load and wait. try this a few times then try a good disc, one that is not scratched up. changers are hard on cd's. If it's still not working, below the cartridge slot there should be an inverted dimple that you can press with a ball point pen. This is a reset. It should have this button, I just can't remember the exact location if it's not right there. Hope this helps. If you have a spare cartridge try that as well, as they warp.
hi make sure that you cart is inserted all the way in, push the eject button why hitting the mag with the handle of ascrew driver. this may dislodge the jammed arm/lever. otherwise its down to your repair agent.