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DVD TRAY OPENS / CLOSES INTERMITTENT WILL NOT OPEN WITH REMOTE OR FRONT CONTROLS

DVD TRAY IS INTERMITTENT ON OPENING AND CLOSING,FROM EJECT BUTTON AND REMOTE MODEL XBV 443 ZENITH

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Most like there is a small nylon gear that is either sticking thus not allowing the tray to open right awy even though you pressed the button. there could also be a bad circuit path in the unit. often times because of heat involved in the general operation of the unit the epoxy coating on the circuit board degrades allowing moisture to corrode the board and cause an intermittant short. depending on the age of the player depends on whether it's cost effective to either repair or replace it, however if your comfortable enough in doing the repair yourself then that weill atleast save you the shop rate in labor costs.

Posted on Apr 18, 2009

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Tray won't close


Use the following steps to close the disc tray on an original Xbox 360 console.
Step 1: Remove the disc from the tray Step 2: Make sure the faceplate is on correctly
The faceplate is the plastic piece on the front of your console.
  • Press firmly around the edges of your faceplate to snap it into place (make sure it is flush with the rest of the console). If the faceplate is not on correctly, the disc tray won't close.
  • If you find that the faceplate is the problem, please contact Xbox Support to order a replacement faceplate.
If this does not resolve your issue, please try step 3. Step 3: Press the eject buttonTry closing the disc tray by pressing the eject button. If the disc tray successfully closes, open the tray and insert a disc. Now try opening and closing the tray with a disc in the tray.
Note Make sure that the disc isn't sticky and doesn't have any labels that could prevent the tray from closing.
If your disc drive still will not close, please try step 4. Step 4: Move the disc drive tray
  1. Gently move the tray up and down, and then from side to side.
  2. Press the eject button on your Xbox 360 console.If your disc drive still will not close, you need to have your console repaired.
  3. Step 5: Request a repair If the disc tray still won't close properly, your Xbox 360 console needs to be repaired.


Xbox 360 S consoleUse the following steps to close the disc tray on an Xbox 360 S console. Step 1: Remove disc from the trayIf there is a disc in the disc tray, remove the disc. Step 2: Press the eject buttonTry closing the disc tray by pressing the eject button. If the disc tray closes successfully, open the tray and insert a disc. Now, try opening and closing the tray with a disc in the tray.

Note Make sure that the disc isn't sticky and doesn't have any labels that could prevent the tray from closing.

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If the disc tray still will not close, please try step 3. Step 3: Move the disc drive tray
  1. Gently move the tray up and down, and then from side to side.
  2. Press the eject button on your Xbox S 360 console.

If the disc tray still will not close, you need to have your console repaired. Step 4: Request a repairIf the disc tray will not close, you need to have your console repaired.

Dec 16, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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The CD/ DVD/ Blueray player tray keeps opening and closing!


First make sure the "Eject" button has not stuck while pushed-in. Clean the Tray window/opening and the inside of the front part of the tray. Then try to push the tray in a little bit when closed and drag it out while open! By the time dust gathers on the greasy tray rails resulting it not to open and close to the full extent. If it helps but the problem comes back, then you should open the box and clean the rails more thoroughly. Have a look at the switch that senses the tray state (open/closed) too. OBS! That is not the same as the "Eject" button! Switch placement is device model deppendant but it is usually placed on the stationary part of the disc-player unit under the front end of the tray in the middle!
Some units do eject a disk they don't recognize. That a player can't read a disk could be a result of incompatibility, dusty optical lens or faulty/old laser. You may clean the lens by using a "Cleaning disk" or blowing with an air spray(or a straw with your mouth) through the opening of the tray.
Good luck
Please rate positively if helpful, thanks!

/SciPhinx

on May 06, 2010 | Televison & Video

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Our Samsung DVD-H1080 DVD Player wont open, we've had it for a while, but the place where it opens is stuck, help??


Are you using the remote or touch button on case to eject tray?
Sometimes the top lid gets warped and prevents the tray from opening. Press eject and lift the front part of the lid at the same time.

Aug 17, 2010 | Samsung DVD-H1080 DVD Player

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Hi, the dvd on my recorder stayes ejected? It will close but then will eject straight away? What can I do? Cheers.


Hello,

The fault is not from the disc, it is from the player.

The disc tray is actually malfunctioning. Which is as a result of a fault on the mechanism that is controlling the opening and closing of the disc tray.

Another fault might be that the button that controls the disc tray might be stuck.

test if it is the button.
  1. Unplug the player from the power source,
  2. plug it back,
  3. turn it on,
if it opens without you pressing the open button, then the fault is from the button.

check it for any irregularity.

  1. get the appropriate screwdriver,
  2. open the cover of the player,
  3. carefully force the front control panel open from the sides,
  4. then check for any damages,
  5. change the open button and it will be okay again.
test if it is the disc tray
press the open button, if it opens closes continuously.
then there is a problem with the mechanism that controls the open and close of the disc tray.

to fix this,

  1. Get the appropriate screwdriver,
  2. open the back cover of the player,
  3. look to the left side of the player and you will see a mechanism that controls the tray,
  4. change the mechanism with a new one.
after doing that, the player will be in good condition again.

take care



Jun 18, 2010 | LG RH1777 DVD Recorder

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I have a dvdr 615/17 with a disc in the dvd and the door will not open. The info window goes from opening to closing but the dvd never opens .


Mine does the same thing. Press eject then press and release the face of the tray. I have also had luck with gently prying a corner of the tray face after pressing eject. One other is once you get the tray out, remove the tray face.

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May 10, 2010 | Philips DVDR615 DVD Player

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The dvd is stuck mid way not opening or closing


Try unpluging unit, then plug back in and press open/eject.Also look for a tiny hole on front door used to insert paperclip end, push in this will open tray.

Sep 04, 2009 | Yamaha DV-C6280 DVD Player

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MY DVDR3380 TRAY WILL NOT OPEN, SAYS ITS BLOCKED


I had the same "Blocked" problem and solved it - by using a rubber band! Unplug the machine and take off the outer cover. Remove the DVD reader and take off the cover to the reader - you can now easily recover the DVD that was stuck in the machine. Now slide out the actual DVD tray, you will have to bend back a couple of restraining bars to get the tray out completely. You should now see a small white wheel which is actually the end of a concealed electric motor. There will also be a larger black pulley which controls the movement of the DVD tray. If there is no band connecting the pulley and the white wheel, that is your problem and I solved it with a small elastic band. Put everything back and turn on, wait for all the messages to clear and press the eject button - the tray opens simples. It has taught me never to force the tray in manually, but to always use the eject/open button.

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Cd tray opening and closing all the time


Dear friend, my sony dvd drive tray opens and closes itself, it is mostly a problem related to hardware. in my case I removed the IDE Data cable connected to the dvd drive and reconnected it again. now my dvd drive works well, I think the problem was the IDE data cable, may be a loose contact.due to this loose cantact,a jung signal goes to the dvd drive, which opens and closes the tray frequently without our knowledge.

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DVD Tray in computer not opening


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I have an LG DVD player and recorder model # RC7423W and i have a similar problem, when i open up the disk tray it displays open and the tray opens for 2 seconds only and then closes. when i press the open/close button to open it again it opens and never closes back with a "Disc Error" on display until i close it manually by pushing it back inside.
I cleaned it from dust many times and tried to reset it but no reset button. i just tried to unplug the wire and plug it back.
let me know if there is a way that i can reset the hardware or a solution to my problem. my system is around one year old

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