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DVD PROBLEM does not want to spin.

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  • lamesauce Jul 09, 2008

    I can tell that it is having trouble spinning because I've looked at it. The dvd does not spin and it makes all sorts of weird sounds. Mostly it sounds like gears trying to turn but every now and then there have been odd beeps. I've cleaned the area of dust with an "air can" and left it unplugged for up to an hour waiting for it to cool off. Neither things worked.

  • Henry  Thomas
    Henry Thomas May 10, 2013

    if your dvd is not spinning usually the display has on no disc that means the set is getting power into the circuit.however i can recond that the tray can open and close so i will take it that your led motor and try motor are fine and working.i point your problem to the spindle motor. this motor is between the two mention motor and is actually the .change this motor and your dvd will restore back to normal.

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Sure it's not spinning? Unless you have the cover off it's hard to tell. The laser works opposite old record players, it reads from the middle out. If it does reach the middle it will not read. Usually says no disc. bulldog

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

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