CASH REGISTER - correct output can't pass two tests

CASH REGISTER - correct output can't pass two tests
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Tell us what’s happening:
I’ve run through all the different tests and get output IDENTICAL to the expected and yet I still fail the second and third tests. I’ve been working on this one for three days and cannot see any reason why I can’t pass these two tests. I am aware that there are vastly different avenues to take in regard to this challenge, but I’m right there with my method! Any help pinpointing what it is about my method that is hanging up would be greatly appreciated.

Your code so far

//cash register

//Denominations and values
 var denom = [
   {name:"PENNY", value:0.01},
   {name:"NICKEL", value:0.05},
   {name:"DIME", value:0.10},
   {name:"QUARTER", value:0.25},
   {name:"ONE", value:1.00},
   {name:"FIVE", value:5.00},
   {name:"TEN", value:10.00},
   {name:"TWENTY", value:20.00},
   {name:"ONEHUNDRED", value:100.00}
   ];

 var changeOutputArr=[];

function checkCashRegister(price, cash, cid) {
 var output= {status:null, change:[]};
 var change = cash - price;
 var totalCid=0;

//compute value of cash in drawer and store 
 for(let i=0;i<cid.length;i++){
   totalCid +=cid[i][1];
 }
 totalCid= Math.round(100*totalCid)/100;
 //rounds to nearest cent
 
//Insufficient Funds (change>CID)
 if (change>totalCid){
   output.status="INSUFFICIENT_FUNDS";
   return output;
 }
 
//Closed (change == CID) 
 if (change===totalCid){
   output.status="CLOSED";
   output.change=cid;
   return output;
 }
 
//Open (change<CID)  

for(let x=denom.length-1;x>=0;x--){ //loops through the denominations

 //setting up a ton of variables
var billName = denom[x].name;
var billVal = denom[x].value;
var changeBillCount=0; 
var changeBillVal=0;
var cidBillVal = cid[x][1]
var cidBillCount =cidBillVal/billVal;

/*if you are able to extract the denomination amount from the drawer to go towards change, then set up a number of times to loop through got that denomination.*/
 if(change>billVal){ 
   var loopCounter =Math.floor(change/billVal);
   //to keep from taking more bills than available
  if (loopCounter > cidBillVal/billVal){ 
     loopCounter=Math.floor(cidBillVal/billVal);
   }
/*loop though subtracting specified denomination as many times 
as you can (or until you run out of that denomination bills)*/
   while(loopCounter>0){
  if (cidBillCount<0){break;}//you run out of bills
   change-=billVal;
   change=Math.round(100 * change)/100;
   cidBillVal-=billVal;
   changeBillCount+=1;
   cidBillCount-=1;
   changeBillVal=changeBillCount * billVal;
   loopCounter-=1;
   }//end while
  
 }//end if
 //if you used any bills of the specified denomination, push them into the change array
   if(changeBillVal!==0){
     changeOutputArr.push([billName,changeBillVal]);
   }
 
}//end the big old loop
 
//CID does not have the proper denominations to make change
   if (change>0){
   output.status="INSUFFICIENT_FUNDS";
   return output;}

//put it all together
 output.status="OPEN";
 output.change=changeOutputArr;
 return output;
 
}//end the function

console.log((checkCashRegister(3.26, 100, [["PENNY", 1.01], ["NICKEL", 2.05], ["DIME", 3.1], ["QUARTER", 4.25], ["ONE", 90], ["FIVE", 55], ["TEN", 20], ["TWENTY", 60], ["ONE HUNDRED", 400]])));

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Challenge: Cash Register

Link to the challenge:
https://www.freecodecamp.org/learn/javascript-algorithms-and-data-structures/javascript-algorithms-and-data-structures-projects/cash-register

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Never mind! I figured it out. It was a variable scope issue. I’m all good now!