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RTD 209 DVD home theater system

My DVD open/close won't work.  You can hear the gears moving but something isn't catching to make it move.  Can you help me diagnose this and possible get the proper part to fix this problem.

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  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2007

    I had the same problem. I fixed it by manualy moving the nylon grears in the front of the machine. After this problem was fixed, my drive motor will not spin the disc. Does anyone have any sugestions.

  • natalia74 Jan 29, 2008

    I have the same problem with my drawer not opening and my other discs are stuck inside. You hear the gears changing or at least trying to, and an annoying humming sound. the fm tuner works, just the dvd/cd player itself isnt! what do I do?

  • loghome Apr 03, 2008

    Same problem here in MN - DVD door will not open/close, unless I pry on it. It locks up and I need to cut power a few seconds, then I can use the tuner.

    Any fixes out there - before I start the surgery on it. Shoot me an email.

  • plums Jun 16, 2008

    i have the same problem with the dvd/cd player. I can hear gears but door wont open and disc changer wont change. please help me.

  • mattccurtis Oct 18, 2008

    DVD player door won't open. Grinds. Says "NO DISC"or "OPEN."
    Or the bottom (5th) disc tray goes back and forth. No progress. So frustrated...

  • b_stevenson8 Jan 03, 2009

    Everything loads/unloads fine but when it loads it comes up with the "open" message and does not go any further in the playback process.



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You can try this options..hope this helps;
RCA DRA4008 / DRC220N

  1. Turn player on with no disc in the tray
  2. Press MENU, 1, 6, 7, Mute
  3. Press EJECT and exit the menu
  1. Open tray
  2. Press 1, 6, 7, 1, 9 on your remote
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RCA DRC230N / DRC230L / DRC232N / DRC233N
  1. Power on player
  2. Open the tray
  3. Enter 1, 6, 7, 1, 9
  4. OSD shows current region
  5. Enter 0-6 for region setting before screen disappears
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  6. Power off
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Make sure that ALL ur cable r well conected! Sometimes just by moving cables it makes a difference.

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SOURCE: i bought a remote for my rtd 209 and it wont work

I have this system and it just died. The remote still works though. So if you still need the remote, I can sell it to you. Email me:

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