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Door opens and closes 3 times

Everytime I try and load a new DVD, the door opens after I close it. I then press OPEN/CLOSE to close it and it opens again. It always seems to load properly after 3 tries. I would think that it is kicking the disc back out because it is dirty, but this happens on every disc and it always seems to work after I close it again 3 times exactly.

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unplug power

open unit
clip_image001.jpgremove dvd drive (4 screws)

remove power cable to dvd right rear of unit on circuit board
(squeeze plastic connector and pull up)

remove ribbon cable CAREFULLY wiggle it from side to side and it will come up clip_image002.jpg

Then with drive removed, open up drive to access the bottom near front door

Once open you will see a smalll motor and a white pice of plastic that slides. with tray closed slide that piece of plastic as far towards the middle as it will go clip_image003.jpg

with that slid all the way over you should be done.
close it up and be carefull sliding the ribbon cable back into place

Worked for me!

Good luck

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Re: Door opens and closes 3 times

Try the fix where you slide the piece of plastic as for towards the middle. I opened the unit and checked the gears. They seemed okay although I did push the white piece of plastic which is located in front of the drive and opens the dvd drive. However, I think I may have just needed to seseat the small ribbon cable that connects the dvd drive to the motherboard. I'm not sure but the unit seems to work okay for the time being

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