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I have a Wurlitzer Jukebox. Am receiving an error 8 when I

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I have a Wurlitzer Jukebox. Am receiving an error 8 when I try to play a CD.
JA: What's the make/model of your device? How old is it?
Customer: OMT 1015 CD made in 1994
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Following a house move this error occurred. I have not tried anything as I don't want to break it more.
JA: Anything else you want the instrument expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not at this time
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Pete replied 10 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 10 months ago.

Error 8 is a TOC error.

Do you intend to troubleshoot this yourself?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
if reasonable
Expert:  Pete replied 10 months ago.

You will need to check the alignment of the magnetic puck with the puck lifter plate first - when the CD is in place the puck MUST be centered in the hole in the lifter, with no drag whatsoever on either the sides or underside of the puck flange (lifts the puck up via the lifter plate).

It is easy to tell if you have had drag by simply removing the puck and flip it upside down. Drag is visible as wear on either the side or underside of the flange on the puck.

If there is no drag or wear with the puck, then there is likely a power supply issue - you will need a multimeter to carry out some checks and replace any faulty components found.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
The Cd does not spin. There is no apparent wear issue
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
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