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Re: CD door will not open
This is normally a problem with the belts or gears that are part of the loading mechanism. sometimes the gears get out of timing.
Whatever is causing the problem, there is no easy fix that is designed for the end user to perform besides unplugging the unit for about half an hour, this resets the micro and it may or may not help.
I work at an authorized RCA repair center and I am sorry to inform you that RCA does not supply parts for any of their audio equipment any longer.
If it is under warranty you can get an exchange from the retailer you purchased it from or send it directly to RCA. You can contact them and/or download user manuals at this website:
Indeed, it is almost certainly a problem with a tired belt, and indeed, repairing the problem is suitable only for a qualified professional (and therefore not cost-effective). However, if you have a lot of patience, and you're inclined to remove a bunch of electrical connectors and screws (and keep track of where they belong), I'm hoping to find a source for generic replacement belt(s) for this unit, and will keep you posted...
I put in a combo DVD/CD-Rom drive a while ago and have had problems with the door not always opening...I fixed it: contr panel>system>hardware>dev mgr> +DVD/CD-ROM drives>lite-on combo SOHC...>dbl click on it>properties>then uncheck the box "enable degital CD audo for this CD-ROM drive">OK>x out and finish with okay for system properties. My drive now works everytime.
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Are you asking about ejecting the drive or the CD in the drive? The drive you may or may not be able to eject. Flip over the laptop look for slides or what looks like switches under the CD. Some units may have these releases. You usually slide them to one side or another and the drive can be removed.
If you are asking about the CD, i.e.the laptop wont power up but you still have a CD/DVD in the drive you want. Usually there is a tiny hole on the drive door. It's about the same size as a paperclip diameter. Unbend the paperclip until you have about 1 inch of wire straight out at a 90 degree angle from the clip. Gently slide the wire into the hole on the drive door and give it a gentle push. The door should unlock and come open just a bit allowing you to pull the door all the way open and remove your captured CD. The gears that open and close CD's are plastic and can be stripped very easy so be gentle. Close the CD by slowly pushing the door closed.
In case you're not able to eject the disc using the eject button, you can try right clicking on the CD/DVD drive under 'My Computer' and clicking on eject. If that fails as well, you can try to eject the disc manually by pushing a straightened paper clip or a pin into the tiny hole on front of the CD/DVD drive. You should be able to eject it using the last method.
CD/DVD Drive Tray problems There are two ways to open the CD/DVD drive door if the button just below the drive tray does not work. Go to My Computer and right click on the drive and click on Eject. If this does not work then you can manually open the CD/DVD drive tray by - Straighten a paper clip and gently insert it into a tiny hole below the drive tray next to the Eject button. Push the paper clip gently until the drive tray pops out, then pull the tray until it is fully out, then you can remove the CD/DVD disc. If you still having problem opening with the Eject button, then the CD/DVD drive is faulty and needs replacing.
CD Drive Tray problems There are two ways to open the CD drive door if the button just below the drive tray does not work. Go to My Computer and right click on the drive and click on Eject. If this does not work then you can manually open the CD drive tray by - Straighten a paper clip and gently insert it into a tiny hole below the drive tray next to the Eject button. Push the paper clip gently until the drive tray pops out, then pull the tray until it is fully out, then you can remove the CD disc. If you still having problem opening with the Eject button, then the CD drive is faulty and needs replacing.
There are two ways to open the CD drive door if the button just below the drive tray does not work. Go to My Computer and right click on the drive and click on Eject. If this does not work then you can manually open the CD drive tray by - Straighten a paper clip and gently insert it into a tiny hole below the drive tray next to the Eject button. Push the paper clip gently until the drive tray pops out, then pull the tray until it is fully out, then you can remove the CD disc. If you continue having problem openning with the Eject button, then the CD drive may be faulty and needs replacing.
eject cd drive door manually
there are small hole at the cd door, use small thing like paper clip that can in to the hole, push at the hole until the door open, if the door was open you can take thi deisk inside
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yes frn this is happen due to the jam in the DVD rom. when you press the eject button put one pin in the hole that is just below the eject button. so that you can eject your DVD. or just hit the cd ROM slowly.
same thing happened to me. turn the system off, unplug it. then back on and after you switch to CD mode (for some reason the CD tray will not eject unless in CD mode), once the system tries to lock on to a specific CD tray, hold the eject button down for 5 seconds. that worked for me. may have been dumb luck but can't hurt.
open the player wit the door ejected then clean all dust particles
inside it especially below the door and on the way where the door
closes ... and then also clean the rubber belt & near by which is
connected to dc motor... and clean the lens also... remember clean
only wit dry clothes...
if the door doesnt open means just hit on upside surface lightly after pressing eject button only...
Sir, You have encountered a problem often seeen in LG models. It could have spontaneously generated or as a sideeffect of recent servicing. It is difficult to correct. so an alternative way is use a pin to force open the door. On the front panel there will be a small mm hole through which insert a straightened paper slip to force eject the door. once door is out a little. pull it or use button to fully take out the tray.
For future, always keep a cd rom inside. that will probably let you eject the tray automatically. Problem occurs usually only withthe empty tray. good luck