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DVD player plays some dvd's but not others. It takes a long time to load & then either doesn't play or freezes up at different times. Someone told me that the lazer could be getting weak. Is this a possibility, and if so, what should I do? Can I replace the dvd deck?

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  • Danabelle Aug 25, 2007

    Oops! My dvd player is an Audiovox d1210, not a Venturer PVS1950D. Sorry!



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Hello Danabelle, The person who told you this is somewhat correct. Over time components tend to weaken and this is true for the laser in your DVD player, however you should not dismiss the fact that what you possibly could do is clean the laser. I would suggest that you go the a store that sells DVD cleaning equipment which should consist of a lens cleaning solution, and cleaning swabs (a fiber optic cleaning kit would work great here)now, to clean the lens you will have to open the unit so as to expose the lens which is the glass looking object near the DVD locking spindle. follow the kit instructions as to cleaning. (I do not recommend a DVD cleaning disk unless it is the brushless type.). Now once the DVD lens has been cleaned try to paly a DVD that formerly had a problem. If it plays you solved the issue. However if this does not solve the problem. The lens may have to be aligned and/or the carriage has to be cleaned. That procedure is a little involved and could lead to damage if not done correctly. If cleaning does not help, you should take the unit to a repair shop or find a shop on fixya that can do this for you. Please let me know if cleaning works. Thank you, Shuttle83

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