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Player unable to load discs when inserted

I have got a LG DVD/VCD/CD player which upon inserting the discs takes too long to load and at times click noises are heard and eventually does not load some discs at all especially the DVDs. The CD VCD discs are loaded quite fast.
Please assist me on how i can solve this problem for me to enjoy the full services of the disc player.
My e - mail is mwangi_macharia@yahoo.ca

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I think I found these adjustments! There are two tiny surface-mount potentiometers (could be capacitors also) sitting in the small circuit on laser assembly.

this is exactly response I would like to hear - an expert opinion!

What I did with help of 1mm-wide screwdriver:

1) There were two surface-mount potentiometers marked with C1 and D. I tried first D. Turned it clock- and counterclockwise by about 45 degrees.
2) After each turn I opened and closed tray to force the player read DVD disc.
3) It did not help, "NO DISC", then I tried the same with C1, and again, no luck.
4) Finally, I came back to D and turned it by about 180 degrees in one direction. IT WORKED!!!

Moreover, seem that now player reads content of the DVD discs faster then before. Probably manufacturer did not really adjust it properly and upon the time something has degraded, so it failed eventually.

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