Thread: CD wont eject
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      01-31-2013, 03:00 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by mrbardman View Post
Try to prevent the cd from spinning up. I did this on a MacBook with slot-loading mechanism. Carefully insert one end of something thin, flat plastic (credit card...) and try to push it down on top of the cd to stop it from spinning if possible. Hold it there until the cd ejects.

This made my cd in the laptop eject.

I don't know if it works the same on the car. Haven't tried. Let us know if you try.
I had a problem with my single cd player in the 7-series and used another cd to push the original cd back into place and then it ejected.
2011 X3 xDrive35i F25 (CPO) Space Grey/Black Leather, Packages: Premium, Cold Weather, BMW Apps, Sirius and Technology. BMW CCA Member (WindyCity Chapter). Former cars: 06 750i E65 (CPO) 07 E90 335i (bought used but had problematic iDrive so sold it to get 7-series)