• If your car was parked in direct sunlight
resulting in a considerable rise in
temperature inside the car, allow the unit to
cool off before operating it.
• If no power is being supplied to the unit,
check the connections first. If everything is in
order, check the fuse.
• If no sound comes from the speakers of
two-speaker systems, set the fader control to
the center position.
•If your car is equipped with a power aerial, it
will extend automatically while the unit is
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your unit that are not covered in
this manual, please consult your nearest Sony
Notes on handling CDs
A dirty or defective disc may cause sound
dropouts while playing. To enjoy optimum
sound, handle the disc as follows.
Handle the disc by its edge. To keep the disc
clean, do not touch the surface.
Do not stick paper or tape on the labelled
Do not expose the discs to direct sunlight or
heat sources such as hot air-ducts, or leave
them in a car parked in direct sunlight where
there can be a considerable rise in the
temperature inside the car.
Before playing, clean the discs with an optional
cleaning cloth. Wipe each disc from the center
Do not use solvents such as benzine, thinner,
commercially available cleaners or antistatic
spray intended for analog discs.
Notes on moisture condensation
On a rainy day or in a very damp area,
moisture may condense on the lenses inside
the CD player. Should this occur, the unit will
not operate properly. In this case, remove the
disc and wait for about an hour until the
When you play 8 cm CDs
Use the optional Sony compact disc single
adapter (CSA-8) to protect the CD player from