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Disc drive not opening

Been using this dvd player for awhile now i dont use it very often prolly dozen times since i owned it and all fo a sudden the disc drive will not open

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  • baloo25019 Dec 18, 2008

    Thats my problem but I dont see a solution posted for it.



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Maybe the belt inside your DVD has loosen up already!

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