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Some dvds no longer play

I bought my player in September 2002, and have had no problems until recently. But now, many discs that previously worked fine, no longer do so. They spin for a while and then the unit displays 'error'. I recently bought a dual disc, and while the 'CD' side plays fine, the DVD side will not. I have tried these discs in my pc DVD and they are not faulty discs. Any help would be appreciated. Thank You, Nigel

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Well, seems like your laser diode is getting old. you need to change the diode. what you are experiencing is the start of a dying diod. it will start to rejects cd and soon enough it will not spind at all on all the cd's. so change the emitting diode. good luck

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