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Disc won't load

Everytime I load the disc in the player you hear the disc loadin but it does not play. It just keeps making the loading sound "drrrrrrrrrrt drrrrrrrt drrrrt" This goes on for about 10 min. before it spits back out the disc. Even if you press eject the disc doesn't come out. Press play it doesn't respond. Discs are clean and play in other dvd players. Help!!!!! Its no fun listening to toddlers aks why no thomas overr and overr again.

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  • UtahDad Nov 06, 2007

    We have the same issue. I am eager to find out if the solution presented works, but am leary of taking apart the DVD player unless I have more specific instructions. Can you describe the repair using more detailed steps from beginning to end? I imagine you start by unscrewing the casing, but what do you see when you pull it off?

    I'll check back in once I've tried to remove the case, but I'm considering buying a low-cost external drive and plugging it in.

  • salrandazzo Aug 21, 2008

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  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    When we load ANY DVD in the player, we get a "loading" message, but the system does not fully engage the disc. It goes in, but the mechanism that loads the dvd won't lower so that the dvd can be read. Then it ejects the dvd after about 5-10 seconds.



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Their are two possible causes for this problem, 1- the flat white  cable that connects dvd player is not making contact where it conncts to dvd player. 2- the dvd laser eye is binding on the plastic trck that it slides on. This is a fairly simple fix remove track and use a razor blade to gently scrape the track in the spot it is binding, you can determine the spot by manually rollin the hesad back and forth.

Posted on Nov 01, 2007


Hi, I had the same problem with my PMD-100NT. I found that there was a motor inside that, I think, was moving the laser head was skipping and the head was not moving into position. I hooked a portable to the external jacks and I am just using it as a monitor. I am if you have any questions.

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