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Won't Play DVDs or Eject Them

I have had this player for several years and love the performance. The other day I went to use it and it "froze" and never recovered. I went through the standard troubleshooting procedure to no avail. Finally, I took the cover off to look for any blown fuses and found only one which was in good shape. Any suggestions? I'd like to at least recover the DVDs that are in it. TIA.

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Re: Won't Play DVDs or Eject Them

Ronni's solution will retrieve the DVD's in the rack but not in the player itself. I had the same problem- no power or response. I opened it up and got out the DVD's in the rack using Ronni's solution. To get the one in the player remove the three screws on the right side of player portion(with front of unit facing you). Also remove the screw holding down the white "fork" in the very center. Gently pry player unit (black assembly) up and the DVD should slide out of the front easily. Hope this helps.

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I have the same problem, while the cover was open I found out a small Ivory stick was broken loose, chances are, it is part of the mechanism and sensors which can allow the DVDs to be moved around and parked on staging area. In order to retrieve your DVDs make sure the power is off, using a plastic screw driver or similar shape tool, turn the pullies on the staging of the DVDs (use the whiles int he middle of the pullies), it work just alike a screw, each turn will bring the DVDs further up, you should be able to retrieve one by one without any damage to it... Good luck. Ronni

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