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Dvd does not operate; tray does not open ,dvd light is orange

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Could be a small belt thats keeping the draw from opening or a power supply problem Or maybe even a fault in the slider assy that has the laser on it as if it doesent return to the "home" postions nothing else will work. Good luck

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