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DVD tray will not open

DVD was working fine. Movie ended and pressed the open/close to take dvd out and nothing. The tv screen showed "Loading..." and that's it. The dvd faceplate showed "LOAD" and when we tried to open again, it showed "OPEN" ... and that's it. The tray is somehow stuck and will not open. Tried unplugging and plugging but still nothing.

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Re: DVD tray will not open

I had the same problem - unplug first- it is easy to undo all 6 small screws - open it up -plug in and then you can give it a little help to open it. It worked for me, BUT now it will open and close but not play the dvd.

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with regard to using the remote control :

Make sure the batteries in the remote are working (they go in the back of the remote at the bottom).

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Use the arrow buttons in the centre of the remote to select choices from the onscreen menu of the DVD. Press Play (centre of the 4 arrow buttons) to activate the choice you want. For example, if you want to play a movie, use the arrow buttons to go up or down until "play movie" is selected, then hit PLAY, and movie will play. If you want to choose a scene/chapter of the movie, use arrow buttons to go up or down until Scene Selection or Chapter is selected (highlighted), and press PLAY. This should bring up a list of the scenes or chapters. Use the arrow buttons to select the one you want, then hit PLAY, and that scene should play.

If the DVD tray is taking less than 20 seconds to operate, there is likely no problem. If it is taking more, there may be. I think the mechanism that opens and closes the tray is often the first thing to stop working on DVD and CD players.

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A menu should appear with the region option at about the third line from the bottom. Press enter and enter the region you want. Press enter again to memorize the code. Next press open/close. Put in your movie and enjoy.

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To always watch in color if you do not have a Multisystem TV set Video output to Your TV system USA TVs- NTSC, Europe TVs PAL. This way You should always get color on Your TV

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