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Dear Ernesto,
I desperately need your advice on my Toyota Camry LE 2011 CD player repair issue.
The car has been in a front collision accident, but has been repaired. Right after the accident the
CD player (single CD/MP3 player, part # 86120-06480) started acting weird: It takes CD, plays it but refuses to take in
any other CD by saying "CD in", while no CD is inside.It also says "checking CD" when you try to load. When you try to force another CD in you feel it ejecting it. It looks like there is some electronic CD sensor error. This problems sometimes goes away after a day or two after the system probably somehow re-sets itself. It takes a CD up and plays fine first time after you start the car, but as soon as you eject the CD, the problem resumes and you cannot play another CD for a long time.
I tried to replace the CD player for another used one (SEE BOTTOM OF THIS MESSAGE). It looked in the beginning like my problem was solved as the new CD player worked perfectly fine for a little while (I tried to insert and eject the same CD and load a different CD to play-all worked fine), but
later same day when I drove the car and tried to play some CD for real it showed the same problem again, just like the old (as I thought "broken" CD). Could you please give me some clues as to what is going on. It looks to me like this is not even a CD player problem, but perhaps something more general (vehicle onboard computer?). Or maybe something in the car is screwing up a fully functional replacement CD? If I do not find the reason generating this error I will keep replacing CDs forever... I must say that I am not sure that the problem I described relates to the front collision accident (only some front body parts and headlights were damaged and replaced but no electronic modules or engine parts suffered and car was perfectly drivable after the accident)
Please email me your thoughts or suggestions regarding possible repair options.
FYI: The car carried a single CD player Part #86120-06480, which was replaced for CD of exactly the same part number (tested and fully functional).

Thank you,

Simple, you purchase a used defective radio, that is the problem of all this Toyota radios,
this is a basic simple radio, that have nothing to do with the vehicle computer,
your second radio was damaged during shipping most likely someone drop the box, your original radio was damaged because of the impac ( accident)

Buy a toyota radio with warranty, if buying online ask for a lot of packing material
good luck

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Please year and model of the vehicle, I need all the details, I'm a car electronics installer with 24 years of experience. I'am very familiar with installations of in-dash head units,factory head units, factory car audio, hands-free phone kits, auxiliary audio inputs and iPod iPhone interface integration bluetooth and Car Alarms tracking devices security systems remote start If you need any help with your factory stereo, or how to add auxiliary audio or listen to your iPod IPhone android in your vehicle I currently have a MECP Master Installation Technician certification. My answers are based on my experience in vehicles and my knowledge of automotive electronics I don't put much emphasis on brand names; you won't often find me putting down a brand or pushing one on, dont send me a list of what brands i like better sorry i can not help you with vehicles that are not in the u.s.a also video and security


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