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Disc Tray will not open

I have used this product exactly once. Now the disc tray will not open. How can this be fixed?

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DVD door is opened by a small pulley-belt system. Disconnect the power cord and remove cover on R6740 (one screw on each side and 3 in back). Remove top cover on DVD drive (4 screws on top). Manually open door; you will see a small "O" ring sized rubber belt (they stretch and lose flexibility with time, which is why the door stops working). Remove and replace belt. I found a 11/16" X 1/16 belt at Lowe's in the plumbing dept @ 2 for $.59. Its not a perfect fit, but the door works now!

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

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I put a disk in and there was already one in now it wont eject

The disc tray does not eject when the OPEN/CLOSE button is pressed. Solution
sp.gif sp.gif Follow the steps below to troubleshoot this issue.
    IMPORTANT: The disc tray will not open while a disc is loading; this is normal operation. If this is the case, wait until the disc is finished loading before pressing the OPEN/CLOSE button to open the disc tray.
  1. Make sure the disc tray is not locked; if necessary,
  2. Perform a power reset.
    1. Press and hold the POWER button for 10 seconds until the BD player turns off.
    2. After the BD player turns off, press the POWER button again to turn it back on.
  3. Attempt to open the disc tray by pressing the OPEN/CLOSE button on the front of the BD player.
  4. If the disc tray still does not open and a disc is stuck inside, follow the steps below to force the disc tray to eject:
    1. Turn off the BD player.
    2. Turn the BD player back on.
    3. Immediately after POWER ON is displayed, press the STOP button on the front of the player. IMPORTANT: Only use the STOP button on the front of the BD player. The remote control cannot be used for this operation.
      • The disc tray should eject and the BD player will turn off. If it does not eject, repeat steps A-C.
      • It may be necessary to press the STOP button in step C two or three times.
If the issue is still unresolved, service may be required

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eject belt propably worn out, does not close lid proper - so ejects back. change of belt solves problem.

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You need to replace the disc tray belt,it streches with age.It is called a square belt,size 1.9.To open try tapping on TOP of cabinet with your knuckles just above the disc tray door.While you are doing this press the Open button.Once again this must be done at the same time,the door will open 90% of the time.When you get it open you will see the little black square belt,this can be removed and replaced with a twizzers.Make sure belt is in the track if not it will jam and door won't close.

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Dvd tray will not open or play


The reason your player keeps reading a disc and do not play is because the the disc tray is not sitting the disc properly on the lens.

The disc tray is faulty, the mechanism that controls the opening and closing of the tray is damaged and needs repair.

To fix this, you have to get the appropriate screwdriver, open the cover of the player.

You will see a mechanism by the opening of the tray that controls the disc tray.

Get a replacement mechanism and change it. Mostly the rubber slacks and does not control the tray properly.

Changing the mechanism will solve the problem.

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My Akai dvd player shows "no disc" after loading a dvd. The tray sometimes makes a grinding noise when opening and closing as well.


The reason the player is not reading the disc and showing no disc is either because the disc is not sitting properly on the lens from the disc tray, or the lens is weak or the lens is dirty.

To test if it is the disc tray, open the cover of the player with the appropriate screwdriver, place a disc directly on the tray and apply a little pressure on the tray, if it reads the disc, then it is the tray.

All you have to do is to adjust the disc tray and screw it tightly.

To test if the lens is weak, try several DVD disc on it,and test them also on another tested ok player, if it does not work on your player and works on other players, then the lens is weak.

to fix this, get the appropriate screwdriver, open the cover and unscrew the disc tray.

You will gain access to the lens, carefully disconnect the lens and replace it with a new lens. then it will be ok.

To test if it is just that the lens is dirty, clean the lens with a lens cleaner and test a DVD to see if it will work.

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In order to open the disc tray.apply one of the following solutions;
--- Turn off the DVD player. Unplug the power cord from the AC outlet for 30 seconds.
Plug the power cord back into the AC outlet. Try to open the disc tray.
--- If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the POWER + STOP + EJECT buttons.
--- If the disc tray still does not open, simultaneously press the DISC1 + STOP + EJECT buttons ,
- If the disc tray still does not open simultaneously press the RETURN + ENTER+ POWER buttons.
If the problem is still unresolved, a service may be required.
good luck...

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