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My bose CD player skips when playing most cd’s..not every…

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My bose CD player...

My bose CD player skips when playing most cd’s..not every single one..the radio plays from

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Lifestyle Model 5 Music Center

Technician's Assistant: What have you tried so far with your Bose system?

Waiting to see if a miracle happens — sometimes it works with some CDs, sometimes not.

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Does it sound fixable at a reasonable price?

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Electronics Technician: Nathan, Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble with this but I'll do my best to help you.

This type of problem is often caused by a contaminated laser lens. You can attempt to clean it by blowing out the disc tray/slot area with a can of compressed air for dusting computers (keep the can upright only so you don't get chemical propellant on the lens).

If this doesn't help, you can try a specialty cleaning disc (Example cleaner disc) which has little brushes that clean the lens more thoroughly.

If neither of these cleaning steps help, then this is more likely a hardware fault, which could include a bad laser emitter or pickup, faulty spindle motor or laser transport, bad d/a converter, etc. Any of these issues would require repair/replacement.

Let me know the results, and I'll advise further, if needed.

Nathan

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