CD Changer May Suffer From Internal Mechanical Problem on Mercedes-Benz C230

The CD changer may suffer from an internal mechanical problem. Replacement of the faulty unit is generally required to correct this issue.

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Average mileage: 96,367 (10,000–210,000)
7 model years affected: 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2007
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2003 Mercedes-Benz C230 118,000 mi,
CD changer was playing CD then suddenly reported on screen "No CD Magazine" now magazine will no eject and all CDs are stuck.
2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 10,000 mi,
Cd changer issues a CDC Error and will not load CD from the CD changer
2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 61,000 mi,
Bought this car used with 36,000; never tried the changer until today; loaded the CD's but receive cdc error message, green button won't work and the cartridge won't eject. Just spent 45 minutes getting the cartridge out to rescue 6 cd's!
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 78,000 mi,
CD Changer wont eject cartridge / magazine - radion display shows no CDC
2002 Mercedes-Benz C230 155,000 mi,
CD 3 appears to be stuck in the play position (tray is shifted to right). Display says "NO CD CHANGER" and the eject button isn't ejecting the magazine. I have tried to mechanically move the tray for CD 3 back into place, with no luck. I've also tried the credit card trick under the magazine, again no luck. I am going to attempt to remove it carefully, put all the trays back into position, and see what happens.
Unit stopped workin w/o warning.
Cd player was playing cd then suddenly reported on rhe screen "no cd changer" now magazine will no eject and all cds are stuck
I had the same problem. The radio wasn't recognizing the signal from the CD changer. There's a technical service bulletin out from MB. The solution suggests checking the 2 spring tension settings on the sides of the changer. The springs should be set on H for horizontal.
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 54,890 mi,
Same deal here, i get a "no magazine" on display and green button wonts eject....and now i am sad
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 101,432 mi,
Saying device unavailble
"No CD Changer" messages even though the CD magazine is loaded with 6 CDs.
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 125,000 mi,
After playing music for about 30 minutes the CD changer stopped working and the screen at the console reads "No CD Magazine."
Displays error message, unopersble
my cd changer sometimes works sometimes it doesnt. sometimes it doesnt recognize the cd installed in one of the compartments, its random.
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 65,000 mi,
One of the six CDs got stuck in the player and would not come out. Unit had to be replaced completely.
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 65,000 mi,
CD changer malfunction