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Disc does not spin

Recently bought pdr 555 and seller said it worked just before shipment. When blank disc is inserted, the pdr flashes different CD modes for about a minute then says "check disk". The disk is not spinning. The electronics (amplifier) seems to be working and there is output on the earphone jack with an analogue input.

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Please check my tip "Repair for failure to recognize any type of CD for the Pioneer PD-R555RW" in the Tips & Tricks section. It is a hardware repair for apparent failing capacitors, and fixed a problem like this for me.

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First do a lens celeanup, just in case.If it does not work It may be the motor. But before opening it I suggest to check if it is under guarantee.

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    If the cd does not spin at all, not even when you just close the tray with a cd on it, then is likely to be a motor related problem, then you need to open and test it. If it spins but cannot read disk then may be a lens problem, easiest mainainance you can do in this case is cleang them.

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