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FocusPete316 12-26-2012 08:18 PM

Replacing stock cd/radio in 2000 Focus.
 
Dealer installed a factory issue original unit in my wife's car today. Radio worked fine but the cd player would not play any cd. Is there a code that must be put in or something else? Any ideas?

ah1f39 12-26-2012 09:35 PM

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Originally Posted by FocusPete316 (Post 4513526)
Dealer installed a factory issue original unit in my wife's car today. Radio worked fine but the cd player would not play any cd. Is there a code that must be put in or something else? Any ideas?

Either the laser is still locked or it is defective.

FocusPete316 12-26-2012 09:48 PM

Thanks. He's going to order another and try it. If that doesn't work, any suggestions?

ah1f39 12-26-2012 09:59 PM

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Originally Posted by FocusPete316 (Post 4513619)
Thanks. He's going to order another and try it. If that doesn't work, any suggestions?

Not really they don't lend themselves to the abuse of shipping. A tech that has never installed one may not know to unlock the laser from it's shipping position.

FocusPete316 12-26-2012 10:21 PM

Thanks again. I don't think he knew as they're more into aftermarket stuff, not OLD stuff like this! I'll speak tomorrow and see what happens.

calebstubstad 12-27-2012 12:57 AM

If it doesn't work you can buy mine I pulled outta my 2000 this summer, worked mighty fine for me

Kipp 12-27-2012 08:08 AM

as above, they just go out over time. and shipping is not your friend with some electronics.

Don't know your exact situation, but you can always go aftermarket. can be done fairly inexpensive depending on what you want out of it. and this can give you more capabilities like aux in, ipod, usb, BT. . .

Ender92 12-27-2012 08:39 AM

^Also sound is better and they look a lot nicer!

FocusPete316 12-27-2012 09:50 AM

Thanks for the info. It's for my wife's car and she used to 'occasionally' listen to cd's. $400 for a stock replacement did seem a bit steep too. What price for a used one?

elsolo 12-27-2012 02:46 PM

Pete, I have a factory 6 disk out of a '04 that worked fine when I removed it this year to go aftermarket. $40 and it's your's, I am in Long Beach.


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