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Posted on 06/05/2007 5:19:52 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn

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To: mtbopfuyn

Power cycle and retry. (Power cycle = Unhook the (-) side of the car battery for about 30 seconds and reconnect)


21 posted on 06/05/2007 6:03:07 AM PDT by Niteranger68 (Nosotros no hablamos espaņol.)
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To: mtbopfuyn
I prefer the tried and true BFH solution.

BFH = Big F*cking Hammer

22 posted on 06/05/2007 6:06:00 AM PDT by Jersey Republican Biker Chick (RIP Eric Medlen. You will be missed.)
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To: mtbopfuyn

It always works but it is a case of the operation was a success but the patient died.


23 posted on 06/05/2007 6:06:12 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Satan is working both sides of the street in World Socialism and World Courts.)
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To: All

Sorry, nothing is doing the trick. Called the dealer and they say the cover merely pops off with a small screw driver - um, no it doesn’t. Called another place and they want it brought in. Another dealer says they have to take out the whole thing and send it off for about $300. Hello, it’s just a darned plastic disc.


24 posted on 06/05/2007 6:20:09 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: mtbopfuyn
Check were you keep your CD’s to be sure that you didn’t have a Brain Fart are trying to remove an imaginary object.
25 posted on 06/05/2007 6:20:40 AM PDT by Deguello
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To: 1rudeboy
I sometimes resort to the biblical solution in addition to step 3:

Luke 18:2-5: He said: "In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared about men. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the plea, 'Grant me justice against my adversary.' "For some time he refused. But finally he said to himself, 'Even though I don't fear God or care about men, yet because this widow keeps bothering me, I will see that she gets justice, so that she won't eventually wear me out with her coming!'"

You know you have succeeded when the conversation ends with "you know, why don't I just come over and do it for you, that would be easier than trying to explain it to you again......" :-)

26 posted on 06/05/2007 6:22:28 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: RacerF150
Power cycle and retry. (Power cycle = Unhook the (-) side of the car battery for about 30 seconds and reconnect)

I second this suggestion, it worked for my wife's car.

27 posted on 06/05/2007 6:25:29 AM PDT by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: mtbopfuyn

Get a cutting torch and use it very carefully. Keep a fire extinguisher handy of course.


28 posted on 06/05/2007 6:27:32 AM PDT by LetGoNow (Listen up punk. The colors are red, white, and blue, not red, white, and green. Got that? Now scram!)
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To: mtbopfuyn
Had that happen with a cassette tape. No one locally could get it out. Dealer suggested taking the dash unit out and sending it to a “center” and gave me their number. Their quote turned out to be just under the price of a salvage unit from the local auto yard. I took that option as the tape was expendable and I didn’t have to be without the unit through all the shipping/repair stretch. Good Fortune to you.
29 posted on 06/05/2007 6:28:36 AM PDT by Dust in the Wind (Ad Astra per Asepsis)
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To: mtbopfuyn

Alrighty, called another guy and he said he’d look at it and it’d be free if there wasn’t anything to it but he might charge “a little bit” if he had to mess with it a while. Anything is better than taking it to the dealer.

Thanks for everyone’s suggestions!


30 posted on 06/05/2007 6:29:37 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn (I think the border is kind of an artificial barrier - San Antonio councilwoman Patti Radle)
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To: mtbopfuyn

Best of luck!


31 posted on 06/05/2007 6:34:08 AM PDT by LetGoNow (Listen up punk. The colors are red, white, and blue, not red, white, and green. Got that? Now scram!)
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To: LetGoNow

I had the same experience with a tape. Apparently. the heat can warp them. Replace the radio or wast a lot of time and effort trying to avoid the inevitable.


32 posted on 06/05/2007 7:14:11 AM PDT by ClaireSolt (Have you have gotten mixed up in a mish-masher?)
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To: mtbopfuyn
Just a thought:

Get some suction going! :o)

33 posted on 06/05/2007 12:20:23 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (If you don't have borders, you don't have a nation.)
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To: mtbopfuyn

1- Disconnect car battery for 30 minutes. Maybe your CD player will “reset”
2- Is there a pinhole in the sliding (in and out) CD tray? There is in CD players for computers. You stick a bent paper clip in and hook it and pull it out


34 posted on 06/05/2007 12:37:01 PM PDT by dennisw (The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction)
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To: mtbopfuyn

I had a CD/ stereo combo that would do that periodically. Needlenose pliers was the solution. If you move the dustcatcher stuff aside right in the center you can probably see the CD, either get them in there to grap a little piece of the CD and haul it out manually or use the blunt tip to push in further and engage the mechanism.


35 posted on 06/05/2007 12:40:03 PM PDT by discostu (only things a western savage understands are whiskey and rifles and an unarmed)
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To: mtbopfuyn

The CD player might be toast. If it won’t cycle when you unplug the power cable and plug it in again it might be necessary to open the case, which probably means major surgery to the dashboard, and even then it is probably toast. Sell the car.


36 posted on 06/05/2007 12:44:01 PM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: mtbopfuyn
happens to me from time to time
First I say this is what you get for buying a cheap CD player
Second I usually hit the reset button or disconnect the battery then turn the player back on and hit reject(thats how I fell about my cd player reject) that usually works....
37 posted on 06/05/2007 12:47:58 PM PDT by Gone_Postal (We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat)
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38 posted on 06/05/2007 12:53:21 PM PDT by Lurker (Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing small pox to plague.)
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To: CharlesWayneCT

What’s a suck CD....?


39 posted on 06/05/2007 12:58:22 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Getting honest answers from Congress...is like putting socks on roosters.)
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What's a suck CD?


40 posted on 06/05/2007 1:55:33 PM PDT by Choose Ye This Day (If you don't have borders, you don't have a nation.)
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