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Lg lth854 not reading dvd's or cd's

I have an lg lht854 dvd surround sound system hooked up to an LG 42" lcd tv. Everything has been working fine, until tonight when I was watching a rented movie, it froze up. I removed the dvd, cleaned it and put it back in. It wouldn't read the disc. I tried powering down the unit, unplugging it, other dvds and cds and its still not reading any disc. It will try to and say no disc. I've only had it for 2 1/2 months and never had any problems. Please let me know if you have any ideas on how to fix the problem. Thanks,

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  • Anonymous Jan 06, 2009

    exact situayion as og poster

  • hoonielove Jan 24, 2009

    I have the exact same problem. Did you solve your problem?

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    Exact same problem, It happened as soon as the 90 day warrenty went up.

  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    Same situation in a 7 week ownership. Insert a disc one day and I get a display of "No Disc" or something similar on the display. Cleaning disks are not recognized, no CD or DVD is either.

  • Anonymous Feb 03, 2009

    Same problem here.

  • edeads Feb 07, 2009

    Same Problem. Hope someone can figure out what's wrong.

  • Shotgun1521 Feb 11, 2009

    Same problem.....

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    The same thing happened to me almost exactly 90 days after purchasing my DVD player; seems suspect to me that other people have had the same problem around the same time. When I try to fix the problem with a cleaning disc it will not read that either. I Should not even have to worry about this thing so soon in it's life.

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  • Anonymous Feb 20, 2009

    same problem here, too.

  • johnniki Mar 01, 2009

    Same problem. Bought the unit in June 08, failed Feb 09.

  • vic_trujillo Apr 11, 2009

    mine wont play seven pounds and most new releases, but it does play copies, fucked up huh?

  • Anonymous Apr 24, 2009

    The disc player on my machine simply stops reading discs. I had Best Buy and the Geek Squad switch one machine for another, and the same thing happened again. Very frustrating.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    same and LG Is no help.



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