Compact Disk Player for my 1992 Toyota Camry XLE
Hello good people!
My other hobby as you may have noticed is keeping my very old (20+ years) Toyota Camry XLE running perfectly and as STOCK as possible. I have resisted in placing an after-market sound system with the exception of rear 3-way SONY Speakers that are beyond the capacity of the stock radio and Compact Disk player in as far as WATTs.
Speaking of the Compact Disk Player, it has taken me a little over one solid year to find a Salvage Yard that had one at a reasonable price and one that actually worked! The last one had a CD Cleaner disk and was jammed inside the unit and the factory seal was broken. Certainly, I received a full refund but, experiences like those get old very fast, if you know what I mean.
For giggles and laughs, I was looking for some parts for my friend and happen to remember about my own car needing a Compact Disk player of that time frame and came up with a lucky find!
For recent work done to my Camry XLE:
New Paint Job back in August 2012:
Okay, for today's work....see pictures and Video of my newer and working Compact Disk Player (STOCK).
Of course my XLE came with one and has the same plug going to the AM/FM/CASSETTE Radio. (Radio on top and CD Player on the bottom).
Here are a few pictures of my newer Compact Disk player. After perhaps searching and trying others for a little over one solid year, I finally found one in great working order from ALL-FOREIGN Auto Parts in Pittsburgh, PA.
Front view of the CD Player unit:
Back view of the Pig-Tail Cable Assembly that goes into the Stock Radio:
One picture without camera flash:
One picture with Camera Flash enabled:
As the Video shows, you can activate the Compact Disk Player by itself after you attempt to insert the CD inside of it and not have to turn ON anything else!