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Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 11:03:20 GMT
From: Fred E. Davis <>
Subject: Re: Clarion CD/Equalizer problem -- ?thoughts?

I know of two problems with the CD in a '93 9000; one was mine and the other a friend with the same model. Unfortunately, our symptoms don't match yours. In my case, the player would not eject a CD and behaved erratically. The problem was a corroded lithium cell that damaged the circuit board. My friend had similar problems, but in his case it was intermittent contact with the wiring harness. I fixed my own by opening it up, disassembling it, replacing the battery and patching up the circuit board. If you don't have a lot of experience with electronics, I don't recommend you try fix it yourself. On Thu, 19 Apr 2001 22:45:56 -0500, "jc" <> wrote: >The CD/EQ below the radio in my 1993 9000 Turbo will accept a CD, blink a >bit then spit it right back out after ten seconds of consideration. > >Tech type pals said make sure the laser's clean -- use a CD cleaning disk. >That gets ejected also. The radio/cassette works fine after a fuse change. > >I hate sending the CD back to Clarion/California again. > >Does anyone know what this automatic ejection might mean ? Is it fixable >by an amateur. And/or where could I get a replacement CD/EQ that wouldn't >cost an arm and a leg. This audio business is getting expensive. > >Thanks a lot. > >jc/Chicago > >

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