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Audiovox D1812 Portable DVD player won't recognize disc

I am also having problems with my DVD player recognizing that there is a DVD in the machine. It simply says that it's loading!!! I can count on one hand the number of timse that I've used it. It's not the DVD's that I put into it either. It has played those same DVD's in the past. Does anybody have any suggestions???

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  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2007

    I also have the D1812, It plays the games that are built into it, but will not recognize a DVD. I also bought it at Sams club. The disc spins and the head moves but not all the way. I have also cleaned it with everything that is permissible and still no luck. Reckon I should have bought the extended warranty. I only paid $89.00 for it and I sure as hell am not going to pay $80.00 plus shipping to get it fixed.

  • tyedye Nov 23, 2007

    I also have the same problem and this is a gently used dvd player.It was only three months old.The games work fine and it spins but always says loading.

  • cajunfan Jan 04, 2008

    I also have an Audiovox D1812 bought at Sam's Club in 2005, used only on road trips. It has recently just started to not detect a DVD (known good one) I checked the unit for visible dust, blew out with canned air the lens and drive mechanism, both of which were clean as the unit is stored in its carrying case.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2008

    My AudioVox D1812 does not play DVD,s, says no disc.

  • musicluva Aug 14, 2008

    have had this for about 2 years and i admit i have used it a lot but for a while now it doesnt recognize the dvds that i put in. it isnt just the dvd either because i have played the same ones in it before. When i put the dvd in it just says loading and never plays the dvd. so now it is just a peice of ****!

  • Anonymous Aug 15, 2008

    When I put in a dvd it says loading and then says no dvd found.I have it less than 2 yrs and am not Ii heavy user

  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    My DVD is 8 months old. Has always worked fine but now when I put a disc in it says "loading" and then stops and then says "no disc." HELP!!

  • mcmcolospgs Aug 29, 2008

    Having exact same issues as everyone else! Have only turned this on maybe twice ever to use.

  • Leehi98 Oct 28, 2008

    i have had my audiovox for 2 years and only used it on vacation (only about 6 times). We are senior citizens and didn't use this dvd player much. It now reads the loading icon, the the CD spins and nothing happens.

  • rodean2 Mar 07, 2009

    The portable dvd player just says loading whenever i put in a DVD. i've only used the dvd player twice ever. now it doesn't ever start the disc,even though i can feel the dvd spinning inside.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2009

    well guys ...i believe that this is a junk...we learned our lesson ...NOT TO BUY AUDIOVOX again!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Apr 19, 2009

    I have the same problem - "loading" or "no disc'. I fixed it once by sling the lens over (can't remember which way) but it does fix them problem anymore. 
    It is just junk!

  • Anonymous May 03, 2009

    DVD won't load - says no disk - used a handful of times - don't buy Audiovox

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I also bought mine at Sam's Club. I also have only used mine on trips. Mine also has a date code of 2005. Audiovox wants $80 to fix it plus shipping. I guess they just make throw away products that only wodk for a short time!.

Posted on Nov 11, 2007

  • vdavid23 Jan 02, 2011

    I was doing some testing with the same issue. Any DVD I would put into the unit would give me the "no disc" message. After cleaning the lens and the DVD's I was using I was still getting the same message.

    I then tried something different that gave me a good result. I moved the lens head all the way to the spindle before inserting the DVD. When I did this it then recognized the DVD and started playing.

    What was interesting is it would get to the copyright message and then stop. I then determined that maybe the grease on the lens arm was dry and old. I then cleaned the lens arm and all is working well.

    How many applications of grease you need on the lens arm I could not say in every situation, but I wanted to share what I discovered about this unit when you get this error message.

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I have the same model, exhibiting the same problems. I bought it in 2005, and have used it only on trips. I bought mine at Sam's club and I emailed them and Audiovox and have gotten no response. It says little of Sam's Club or of AudioVox!

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