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The disc drive keeps constantly ejecting and will not keep a cd in the drive?

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  • andy bham Dec 13, 2008

    Thanks for this reply, but I have looked into the disk drive & can not see any obstruction, I only burn purchased cds into my itunes library & havent used any other of type of disc, whether blank, data, music or software discs so I'm confident one hasnt slipped into the disc drive. When I try to shut the drive, whether empty or with a cd in it, it just ejects after about 30 seconds, it has time to read the disc but ejects before I can burn it? Are you aware of any setting that may be set to auto eject? thanks again

  • lozva Mar 08, 2009

    disk slot keeps popping out constantly. i have norton and have run all the scans needed and there is no virus. help!!!

  • n9jcv May 11, 2010

    It appears others have the same issue and it was solved with a hardware replacement of the drive

    http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa...

  • n9jcv May 11, 2010

    I just fixed this for my friend. What had happened was that one of the foam donut shaped discs that hold all the blanks on the spindle had fallen into the drive, when it tried to close the sensor did not make contact and it opened. They are designed to do that. I am betting there is a foreign object that has fallen inside. It would probably be possible to see it and extract it carefully with tweezers, but make sure the computer is Turned OFF!! If not it may need to be taken out of the computer and taken apart. I actually did that but I do not recommend for novices.

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