Ford and Mercury Car
|Repair rates for CD player repair may seem confusing for the same stereos. Ford has similar looking stereos with a variety of different CD mechanisms. We have done our best to supply specific model numbers for each repair, and adding more.|
Ford / Mercury
6 CD - MP3
CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, will not eject CD's, $295. Before repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for several minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition. Otherwise, this is a repair issue, see our Shipping page before sending for repair.
|Ford (Fujitsu-Ten / Delphi)
6 CD Changer In-Dash
|Fujitsu-Ten / Delphi Mechanism
CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, will not eject CD's, $295-345. Before repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for several minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition.
|Ford / Single CD MP3
4S4T-18C869-BG ($150 for repair)
5S4T-18C869-BA ($165 for repair)
6S4T-18C869-BC ($150 for repair)
6S4T-18C869-BG ($165 for repair)
8L3T-18C869-AG ($165 for repair)
Single CD player, does not accept CD, or clicks when attempting to eject CD, $150-165.
*Why a difference in repair rates? Ford uses several different CD mechanisms. CD mechs have part and price differences.
|96-00 Ford / Mercury
||This is a dual media car stereo.
Steering wheel and rear controls are incorporated in this car stereo. No or intermittent display, volume control erratic, $100, (common
problems). This repair includes modifications to deter future problems.
|Ford Mach 460 Sound System Troubleshooting||Intermittent, or no audio from some or all speakers for Mach 460 Sound System
|See our Shipping page before sending for service|
|Ford / Mercury (Pioneer)
6 CD Changer In-Dash
CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, will not eject CD's, $295. Before repair, try disconnecting one of the battery terminals for several minutes then reconnect. This may act as a "Reset" and bring the changer back to working condition.
|Ford Focus '03 + MP3 Radio Blaupunkt / Ford
|MP3 Stereo, display blinks on and off with or without ignition key removed. See DIY Repair.|
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|Ford Expedition Roof Display
||Over head display intermittent or blank,
Removal instruction are posted on this site. See Removal and Instructions
|Ford Expedition '99
Odometer blinks or no display
|Ford Explorer / Alpine Car
|No or intermittent display, car stereo dead, no power, no lights, $100.|
The following car stereos are only a
list of common problems and possible Do It Yourself repairs.
|Ford 6 CD Changer In-Dash
||CD changer jammed, will not play CD's, will not eject CD's, this model looks similar to above model mentioned. We do not repair the Fujitsu Ten models.|
||CD Error, jammed CD mechanism, will not eject CD's, will not load.|
|CD Changer does
not operate properly, skips, display shows ERR or BAD CD,
we no longer repair this Ford CD changer.
|Radio displays "NO MAG",
"EMPTY MAG", ERR, NO DJ, or CD's skips, we no longer repair this
Ford CD changer.
|Will not play CD's, Displays
error message or no CD, Displays no mech, we no longer repair this Ford CD
1999 Ford Expedition
Dash board instrument cluster
|Instrument cluster, odometer
hieroglyphics or blinks? We have pictures on file for adding a "Do It
Yourself" page, includes repair and removal. Are you interested? Email
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Mercury Cougar AM/FM/CD
|CD player will not accept or eject.|
|90-95+ Ford (also Nissan Quest)
|No tape, or distorted tape audio, display reads BAD, distorted output on radio, AM or FM or both, no power or intermittent.|
|CD Err, no CD, intermittent
display, blinking display.
|Dead, does not power up.|
|Ford / JBL / Premium Sound
|Does not power up, this is the control head.
The defective unit may be the controller-tuner-amplifier. It may be located in
the trunk or in the dash in pick-ups. You can recognize the difference
between this radio and the above radio when removing, there is no antenna
plugged into this radio.
|Ford / Single CD / Sony (Nissan Quest)
|Parts are no longer available, we do not repair these CD players.|
|Ford / Taurus
||Defective tape, defective AM and FM good or poor, check antenna.
Defective AM or FM, defective tuner box with amplifier, located in trunk on drivers side wheel well.
We suggest a salvage yard on this one.
|Distorted output on tape.
For bad display, static, scratchy or loss of audio when adjusting volume controls.
Radio Shack sells a "Control/Contact
Cleaner". Remove the stereo and top cover for access to openings in rheostat
volume control. Spay, rotate control and repeat several times. Radio Shack
also sells the bayonet lamp for the display.
|88-91 Ford / Premium Sound
||There are many problems
with this car stereo and we find it not
See our Car Stereo Removal pages, they also include instructions for installation of an aftermarket car stereo with amplifier bypass help.
|Mercury Grand Marquis||Static in car radio when rear window defroster is tuned on. The Amplifier is the problem, it is being redesigned through the manufacturer. Check with your local dealership for an update.|
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