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I have checked trouble shooting in the manual and followed directions. I put the disc, star load, after 15 seconds give error and open automatically.. (any disc)

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Its a mechanical problem from the disc tray section.The disc tray dosnt lap well inside,call your tecnician he will know what to do.

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this is exactly response I would like to hear - an expert opinion!

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