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Won't play, says open even when the lid is closed.

My memorex MVDP1102 10" portable dvd player has said open since I got it a year ago. I would open and close the lid a couple of times and it would read and play. I had to be careful not to bump it or it would say open. Today I have been unable to play it. The screen says open and then goes blank. It will not read the disc or play. I tried switching the AV switch but no luck. What is the problem and where do I send it to be fixed? I just bought a new battery for $50 and don't want to scrap it.

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Well , from your bumping experiences , I would say the latch/hook/switch that tells the player that its lid is closed is loose.Carefully close your lid and see the parts that touch and you will find the latch/hook/switch.Manually play with it (or tape it down!) for a quick fix.For a more permament fix you might have to open it and fashion (or buy) a new switch.

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