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Spinner problem! My player has been having a prolem loading the DVD. I put it in and it will spin then top spin then stop sometimes it will not play the DVD then other times if I hit the Menu button it will go to the menu then i have to go to scene selection to get the DVD to play. I'm trying to figure out what is wrong with it?? Then also trying to find where to get it repaired in the area. I live in Big Lake, MN

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Manufacturers issue. Get in touch with them they will arrange a replacement .

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