How to Unjam CD and DVD Drives and Trays
- Unplug the disc player.
- Take out the screws securing the cover and remove it.
- Blow air into the mechanism to remove dust.
- Plug the player back in.
- Try ejecting the tray.
- If it doesn’t eject, look for something jamming the tray.
How do you fix a CD that won’t eject?
Follow these steps to troubleshoot this issue:
- Power off your CD player.
- Unplug the power cord for 30 seconds, and then plug it back in.
- Power on your device.
- Try to open or close the disc drawer or tray. Note: Make sure nothing blocks the tray from opening or closing.
How do you get a stuck CD out of a 6 CD?
Find a blank disc or a disc that you don’t use anymore. Insert this disc about an inch deep into the slot where the discs go in. This step will not work for audio players that use trays to mount discs. Now, move the disc gently sideways while pushing the eject button repeatedly until the discs come out.
Why is my CD player jammed?
Method 5 of 6: Using pliers/tweezers A stuck CD may be caused by a non-functioning or weakened motor that doesn’t have enough power to push the CD out of the player. The additional assistance from pliers or tweezers may create enough force to eject the CD.
Why won’t my car CD player take the CD?
If the CD player will not accept the disc or if the disc keeps being ejected, there may be a problem with the disc that you are trying to play or the unit may need to be reset. Press the EJECT button to ensure a disc is not already inserted. Verify the disc is inserted into the CD player properly.
How do you get a stuck CD out of a multi CD player?
Press your CD player’s power and eject buttons down at the same time, holding them for about ten seconds. If your stereo has a “force eject” feature, it should spit out the CD. If this doesn’t work, start the car and try again. Some CD players may not function when the car is turned off.
What does CD error mean?
Sometimes a CD player will display a “ No Disc” error. What this means is that the CD player, for some reason, does not recognize the disc. There are various reasons for this error, from the CD lens eye being dirty to a CD format that is incompatible with the player.
In Windows, search for and open File Explorer. In the Computer window, select the icon for the disc drive that is stuck, right-click the icon, and then click Eject. The disc tray should open.