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Disc loading, playing and then freezing

My Toshiba SD-210E loads dvds and will play but gets stuck after about a minute. The player sounds as though it is struggling to access the disc. I can skip chapters, it plays for a few seconds then sticks again.

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  • susanmrt Feb 01, 2009

    Okay...since there are no little men inside, how do I re-lubricate the system?

    Thank you,



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Sounds as though you may have a slider problem or something is blocking it. The slider is what holds the laser assy as it slides along it like a rail while the motor drives the slider by a gear shaft system or a belt system.. I've seen in the past the grease or lubercation on this slider can harden up and ive also seen something getting inside like paper or little army men who wanted to hide out and was assisted there by a wee one. although these are common, another problem is that the tracking curcuit could also have a fault like alighnment or defective part now that would also include the tracking or slider motor too. Good luck

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