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Samsung dvd r136

My dvd recorder has started not playing some discs that it used to,it just tries to load and does nothing,would cleaning the lser help>

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This is happening to me for the second time on the same unit. The first time, I brougt it back to the store and the GeekSquad took the cover off while I was there to watch. He demonstrated that when inserting the DVD it would try to load, but the DVD would not spin. The tech manually spun the DVD in clock-wise direction and the DVD "caught on" and the DVD loaded successfully.

This was not the recommended approach for loading DVDs, and it did not make loading start to work again (except by manually spinning the DVD again). Also note that this situation seems to "degrade", not improve over time.

Fortunately, the first time I was able to get the unit fixed under warranty ... I am not sure what I am going to do about it this time.

I hope this helps some of you out there experiencing the same problem.

Posted on Mar 16, 2008

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I have the same problem with mine have found a solution yet?

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