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Screen reads "No Disc"

I've tried several different dvd's but I keep having the same problem. It shows that the disc is loading but seconds later it reads "No Disc". When I first began having problems, the screen would freeze then automatically stop, but now it doesn't recognize any disc. Also, the loading tray seems to be "catching" on something internally. Any suggestions?

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Re: Screen reads "No Disc"

The laser distance servo may be faulty and the laser assembly catching on the disc.

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