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Unit has power but inoperable

Hi The unit froze while playing a DVD. Eventually had to take apart to retrieve disc by manually operating gears to remove head from disc. Nothing appears to broken or jammed. When unit is turned on, nothing happens, display is lit but does not display the usual info, cannot open disc tray, etc. Local repair shop says too expensive to fix but it seems such a waste to throw it out when it was working perfectly until it froze. I think it's just not initializing properly but need schematic to see how to reset. Any suggestions?

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I have opened many a player and given the tray a slight assist. Voila it unsticks

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The disc is dislodged and jamming the drawer. You have to remove the cover, about three, maybe four screws, and then take the disc out to resolve the problem.


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SOURCE: Finalizing DVD

If the size of the vhs recording was in 2hr mode, and the size of the recording itself is about 2 hrs, you may not have enough space to finalize. I would use your PC to finalize the disc - I use Dr. Divx, but you can find many finalizing programs out there.

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SOURCE: DVD will no eject

This is not helpful. The power is on and display is on, but no response.

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SOURCE: Reposting my Zenith XBV 342 DVD/VCR problems.The

for the dvd player could be that your tray moter died or losend. take it to an electronic store.

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD tray will not open.

Hi All
I had a similar problem with my fathers XBV342, my problem was that the DVD tray would open but when a disc was inserted it would close then open again time after time.
I took the top off of the unit and the front cover fascia panel off then checked the tray movement, I found that the belt for the tray motor located near the front of the tray was loose, which meant that the motor did not raise the drive motor to its correct location, which in turn didn't allow the motor to turn the disc, this causes the tray to open again, I guess it thinks it has a misaligned disc and ejects the tray, I hope this helps someone.

Posted on Jul 09, 2009

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