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Is not taking CD's

Recently, I bought a Dual Xdvd8181. I installed, the tuner is o.k. everything went good but when I tried to listen a CD, it didn't take it. I mean, the system makes a try but leaves CD's in half-way.

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Re: Is not taking CD's

I have two 8182s that both do this. Got fed up and took them apart. Both of them had a broken hinge pin in the back of the cd/dvd drive. There is a fairly strong spring that clamps the disk once it get inserted and I believe the tension on the spring is causing the hinge pin to break out of the plastic it is mounted in.
I epoxied mine and put a lighter spring in and so far it is holding up. Good luck if you are not VERY tech oriented. This isn't designed to come apart easily. Wish I could bring everyone some better news but I think it is a design flaw of the units.

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