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Q: How do I protect CDs?

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How do I protect CDs?

A: Your music CDs provide a convenient way to ...

Your music CDs provide a convenient way to carry music with you and play it through your car’s radio. However, you need to protect those discs. Don’t leave them lying around the car, or they could be scratched and become unplayable. Here’s what to do:

  1. Keep them in their original jewel case.

  2. Store them in a CD sleeve or “book.”

  3. Wipe CDs with a soft, clean cloth to remove dirt (move from the center to the outside edge).

  4. Never touch the surface of a CD with your fingers.

  5. Never leave your CDs in direct sunlight.

  6. If a CD is damaged, warped or has a damaged label, do NOT put it into your car’s radio or it could become stuck.

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