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Rd5240p dvd player(RCA)

This is a nice unit which has been used very little. When we insert any disc all we get is a "no disc" response. I have unplugged it for a few minutes and cleaned itwith a disc cleaner. Nothing helps. You would think it's new by looking at it. What is the problem?

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    Reads " no disc" Wont play

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