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We have error 42 on CD player, doesn't mTter what cd we put

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We have error 42 on CD player, doesn't mTter what cd we put in! Help!
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


errror 42 means the head unit cannot read the disc

if it doens't matter what CD you try then I'd try a CD head cleaning disc next but to be honest if the head is misaligned then this won't help much and when I've seen this fault before the entire unit has to be replaced as thats usually more economic than repair

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok, not entirely surprised since car is 2nd hand and presumably previous owners would have sorted it if possible! Will try cleaning it though, thanks
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.

No problem Anne

sorry its not better news

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