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Won't read DVD's

When I put my dvd into my player it starts to read. After an extended period of time it stops and says 'NO DISK'. I pulled the casing off and wiped the eye with a Kleenex tissue, but it still doesn't work. I noticed that the disk isn't spinning at any point. We started having this problem a couple of days ago, but sometimes it would work just fine.

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Re: Won't read DVD's

I discovered that is was dust covering the sensor. It's not easy getting to it, but you can. I took the DVD system out of the casting and flipped over looked in with a flashlight and noticed the dust. Using a flat thin instrument, such as the end of a flat spoon handle and tissue wrapped around you are able to clean the sensor. Only a mother whose child is upset that his DVD doesn't work, would come to this kind of solutions, but it worked.

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

Re: Won't read DVD's

After a long time of not using my pd-10, when i tried to usie it again it said "no disk". after flipping the player upside down it began playing. i am wondering is maybe dust was covering a sensor or something.

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Re: Won't read DVD's

I've had a couple dvd players with the same problem.Try replacing the spindle motor that turnes the disc.If that doesn't work try replacing the feed motor that moves the lazer.

Posted on Feb 28, 2007

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I looked at everybody's ideas, and none of the ideas seemed to fit my situation. My DVD player has been working fine for one month. I got a new DVD today in the mail. It froze, and then began to display the WRONG DISK message. Then, nothing would play on the player, All of the DVDs that had worked fine before, now would not play. They all said WRONG DISK. I tried reaching under and trying to clean the laser lens, but that did not fix the problem. I am not saying that this will fix your problem, but this is what fixed mine.

1. Place the DVD player on a table

2. Plug in the DVD player.

3.Push the OPEN button so that the DVD platter extends outside of the player (It now looks like it does when it is ready for you to put a DVD in it to play it.)

4. Unplug the DVD player. (Now the power is off, and the platter is still extended.

5. Remove the cover of the DVD player being careful not to damage the extended platter.

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7. Since the lens was clearly visible now, and easily accessable, I carefully and lightly cleaned the lens with a Qtip and alcohol.

8. Replace the cover on the DVD player

9. Place a DVD on the platter.

10. Plug in the DVD player

You will find that you no longer get the WRONG DISK message and your DVDs will now play properly. As I said, just reaching under and cleaning the laser lens did not seem to fix the problem. It was only when I moved the entire laser unit from under the spinning mechanism, and forced the DVD player to realign itself when it powered on, did the DVDs begin to play again.

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