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Okay, so my cd changer has been giving me problems ever since i've had the car. And just recently i got it to work, but now the magazine is jammed, and it won't play, nor will it eject my cds. And i don't even care about fixing the changer, i just want my cds out. <_< is there anyway that i can get my magazine out, since it won't eject itself? Thanks for your time
 

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your cd changer has consumed your discs and is now laughing at you. it has melted the cds down for the silver and gold medium inside, and once it has extracted enough gold it will change its name and run off to mexico. nothing you can do...

actually, the arm that reaches in and pulls the discs from the magazine has a tendency to fall off the track, chances are it's holding your magazine cartridge in. if you can dislodge it from the outside, great, but i doubt it. best way to go about doing it is pull the changer out of the car and bring it inside (because it's cold outside) then carefully remove the screws at the back to take off the cover. when you do gently move the arm back with your finger (don't touch the laser) or use a pen or twig but nothing magnetic.

if this isn't what's wrong with it you could manually eject the magazine from the inside as well.

its the clarion changer right?
 

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Originally posted by Twilight@Mar 22 2004, 02:27 PM
your cd changer has consumed your discs and is now laughing at you. it has melted the cds down for the silver and gold medium inside, and once it has extracted enough gold it will change its name and run off to mexico. nothing you can do...

actually, the arm that reaches in and pulls the discs from the magazine has a tendency to fall off the track, chances are it's holding your magazine cartridge in. if you can dislodge it from the outside, great, but i doubt it. best way to go about doing it is pull the changer out of the car and bring it inside (because it's cold outside) then carefully remove the screws at the back to take off the cover. when you do gently move the arm back with your finger (don't touch the laser) or use a pen or twig but nothing magnetic.

if this isn't what's wrong with it you could manually eject the magazine from the inside as well.

its the clarion changer right?
Why nothing magnetic?? she doesnt care about the cd changer, and cds aren't prone to magnetic fields.. this isnt a computer hard drive
 

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Well, if she REALLY doesn't care about the cd changer, she could use a hammer and prybar.

I had a problem with my mine like that. Turns out that the roller inside was dusty or something and it couldn't get a grip on the CD's so they would get stuck halfway, or wouldn't load at all sometimes. I just took it all apart and cleaned the roller with rubbing alcohol.
 

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I had a problem with my mine like that. Turns out that the roller inside was dusty or something and it couldn't get a grip on the CD's so they would get stuck halfway, or wouldn't load at all sometimes. I just took it all apart and cleaned the roller with rubbing alcohol.[/b]
Could that be why mine gives a disc error for #6? All the others work fine, just won't read #6.
 

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Originally posted by afi292+Mar 22 2004, 03:35 PM-->QUOTE (afi292 @ Mar 22 2004, 03:35 PM)
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@Mar 22 2004, 02:27 PM
your cd changer has consumed your discs and is now laughing at you. it has melted the cds down for the silver and gold medium inside, and once it has extracted enough gold it will change its name and run off to mexico. nothing you can do...

actually, the arm that reaches in and pulls the discs from the magazine has a tendency to fall off the track, chances are it's holding your magazine cartridge in. if you can dislodge it from the outside, great, but i doubt it. best way to go about doing it is pull the changer out of the car and bring it inside (because it's cold outside) then carefully remove the screws at the back to take off the cover. when you do gently move the arm back with your finger (don't touch the laser) or use a pen or twig but nothing magnetic.

if this isn't what's wrong with it you could manually eject the magazine from the inside as well.

its the clarion changer right?
Why nothing magnetic?? she doesnt care about the cd changer, and cds aren't prone to magnetic fields.. this isnt a computer hard drive
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chances are some stupid arm is off the track. that's it. there are people on ebay that do trades for $140 + a broken changer. $140 ain't bad for 15 minutes of work. its always the same problem with these things, but since it's a luxury, no recall. clarion really struck it big with this one...which is odd because their head units are amazing.
 
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