Question about LG DBRH197H DVD Player/HDD Recorder

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Door wont open

Hey, i put a dvd recorded disk into my lg DBRH197 and the recorder continually said reading. this can not be stopped and now after turning off the machine it wont allow me to open the door to remove the dvd. Is there a manual release button or another way to eject? i have turnned off the player at the wall and removed the plug with no luck. thank you.

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2007

    Exactly the same prom. am stuck!!!

  • Anonymous Jan 09, 2008

    Have the same problem. Turning unit off at the wall seems to release the unit - until the next time!!

  • dandy2007 Feb 08, 2008

    Hey,



    I took my recorder down to the repairers as it was under warranty still and the drive itself was actually faulty. They replaced it and now it works fine (as should be expected).



    thanks,



    Dandy2007

  • spoynder Aug 26, 2008

    Same problem Help

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Look, if ur unit is out of warranty you may as well do this anyway, its not hard at all. Firstly, unplug from power source!! Thats important, then simply unscrew case, remove case. remove the four screws holding the dvd section to the case. remove the following four screws that are right beside the four screws you just removed that are holding the dvd section together. now unplug the ribbon that has "2" written on it (to the right of the dvd section. now unplug the cord from the power supply (the one running to the dvd section) but only at the first point. now raise the back end of the dvd section, lift up two little plastic flaps clipping it in and slid it out just enough to take of the case off and remove dvd. put back together in reverse order remembering to reconnect all ribbons and cables. connect to power and bobs ur aunt.

P.s. I do not hold myself responsible for any damage you cause to your unit or yourselves. Hope it helps, Murder-face.

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