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Does not read any discs

AFter almost a year of having this product, it can no longer read disks (Cds or DVDs). I tried unplugging it and plugging it in again. I've tried resetting the factory defaults. I also (thanks to some hacking tips on the web) reset my region codes to its default. But the discs are not being read. What do I do?

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Re: Does not read any discs

I have the same problem, one year and done. I Agree LG Sucks. For the money that I paid for this to to break after a year is not right.

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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Re: Does not read any discs

The head transport mechanism on some of these units slides on a set of metal tubes usually with teflon slides. Sometimes they stick and the head won't move. dust or solidified grease usually does this. Sometimes dust accumulates on the laser itself and the output dims. Only way to know is to disassemble and clean these parts. Be very careful as the head can be knocked off its focus point easily, use only alcohol and q-tips carefully.

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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