Playing a CD

Insert a CD partway into the slot, label side up.

The player pulls it in and the CD should begin playing. If you want to insert a CD with the ignition off, first press the eject button or the INFO knob.

If the ignition or radio is turned off with the CD in the player, it stays in the player. When the ignition or radio is turned on, the CD starts playing where it stopped, if it was the last selected audio source.

When a CD is inserted, the CD symbol displays.

As each new track starts to play, the track number displays.

The CD player can play the smaller 3 inch (8 cm) single CDs with an adapter ring. Full-size CDs and the smaller CDs are loaded in the same manner.

If playing a CD-R, the sound quality may be reduced due to CD-R quality, the method of recording, the quality of the music that has been recorded, and the way the CD-R has been handled. There may be an increase in skipping, difficulty in finding tracks, and/or difficulty in loading and ejecting. If these problems occur, check the bottom surface of the CD. If the surface of the CD is damaged, such as cracked, broken, or scratched, the CD will not play properly. If the surface of the CD is soiled.

If there is no apparent damage, try a known good CD.

Do not add any label to a CD, it could get caught in the CD player. If a CD is recorded on a personal computer and a description label is needed, try labeling the top of the recorded CD with a marking pen.

Notice: If you add any label to a CD, insert more than one CD into the slot at a time, or attempt to play scratched or damaged CDs, you could damage the CD player. When using the CD player, use only CDs in good condition without any label, load one CD at a time, and keep the CD player and the loading slot free of foreign materials, liquids, and debris.

If an error appears on the display, see “CD Messages” later in this section.

1 PREV (Previous): Press this pushbutton to go to the beginning of the current track (if more than eight seconds have played), or to the beginning of the previous track (if less than eight seconds have played). TRACK and the track number displays.

If this pushbutton is held or pressed more than once, the player continues moving backward through the CD.

2 NEXT: Press this pushbutton to go to the next track. TRACK and the track number displays.

If this pushbutton is held or pressed more than once, the player continues moving forward through the CD.

3 REV (Reverse): Press and hold this pushbutton to quickly reverse within a track. Press and hold this pushbutton for less than two seconds to reverse at six times the normal playing speed.

Press and hold it for more than two seconds to reverse at 17 times the normal playing speed.

ET and the elapsed time of the track displays.

Release this pushbutton to play the passage.

4 FWD (Forward): Press and hold this pushbutton to quickly advance within a track. Press and hold this pushbutton for less than two seconds to advance at six times the normal playing speed.

Press and hold it for more than two seconds to advance at 17 times the normal playing speed.

ET and the elapsed time of the track displays.

Release this pushbutton to play the passage.

6 RDM (Random): Press this pushbutton to hear the tracks in random, rather than sequential, order. RDM ON displays. RDM T and the track number displays when each track starts to play. Press this pushbutton again to turn off random play. RDM OFF displays.

:Press the left arrow to go to SEEK the:Press the left arrow to go to the start of the current or to the previous track. Press the right arrow to go to the start of the next track. If either arrow is pressed more than once, the player continues moving backward or forward through the CD.

:Press and hold either the SCAN SCAN or:Press and hold either the SCAN or the TYPE arrows for more than two seconds until SCAN displays and a beep sounds. The radio goes to the next track, plays for 10 seconds, then goes to the next track. Press either the SCAN or the TYPE arrows again, to stop scanning.

INFO (Information): Press this knob to see how long the current track has been playing. ET and the elapsed time displays. To change the default on the display, track, or elapsed time, press the knob until you see the desired display, then press and hold the knob for two seconds. The radio produces one beep and the selected display becomes the default.

BAND: Press this button to listen to the radio while a CD is playing. The inactive CD remains inside the radio for future listening.

CD AUX (Auxiliary): Press this button to play a CD while listening to the radio, or to listen to an auxiliary source (such as rear seat entertainment, if equipped).

button to eject a CD. Eject (Eject): Press this button to eject a CD. Eject can be activated with either the ignition or radio off. CDs can be loaded with the radio and ignition off if this button is pressed first.

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