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Just need to get disc out...

Not really interested in fixing this unit - not worth the trouble. I just need to find a way to get the dog-gone disc out! I have unscrewed the DVD unit from the bottom of the chassis but it will not come out from the front or back of the unit. Even took the screws out of the bottom of the faceplate with same results - disc unit will not remove. I am trying to just get to the belt or pully on the bottom so I can eject the disc manually. Any help?

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Looking at the front, flip the unit over. Near the top middle you will see a narrow ****.You will see a white piece of plastic under the ****. If you have a dvd tray pinhole tool, use the bent end and insert it into the **** and use it to push the plastic piece to the left and if you push it far enough, the tray should open. I also used a very small screwdriver at an angle to open the tray.

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