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The tray doesn't close anymore. Keeps turning.

The drawer(tray) is out, but instead of closing, the discs turn but it is not getting back in. I tried to push, but I don't want to break it. It's the second time it does it. Last time, I finished by pushing it harder, and it finally closed, with a sound, but it was working perfectly until this morning.

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Re: The tray doesn't close anymore. Keeps turning.

Very specific alignment procedures.Tray must be removed along with front panel.Gears must be reset for proper timing.This is not a simple fix unless you know proper procedures and timing points.Best to have it serviced.

Posted on Apr 05, 2008

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