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DVD tray will not open

Hi, we have a Presidian combo DVD/video player. The DVD tray will not open, either manually or with the remote. Reading the printed manual does not provide any help. We changed batteries in remote thinking that would help but it does not. We bought it a year and 4 months ago and so warranty is gone. Many thanks for your help.

Maya

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  • stevem4566 Sep 13, 2008

    This unit has worked fairly well until just the other day. Now the tray will not open as has been described at other internet sites. The manual say if this happens to contact a service agent. However, I am willing to bet that it will cost more to repair it that to pitch it and replace it with another better unit. If anybody has any home remedies please let us know.

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When a disk is stuck inside the player , try following the procedure below:

Unplug power cord.
Plug back power.
Turn on the unit and press repeatedly the eject button at the same time. If you successeed in ejecting the disk before the player starts reading TOC(disk initial track), then the disk will eject.
If that does not work, then there is an internal fault, in that case the unit must be taken apart to remove the disk.

Posted on May 04, 2009

  • hokiemanf86 Aug 04, 2011

    I have also found that inserting a table knife around the top or lower edge of the tray, while pressing the Eject button on the player repeatedly will usually get the PDR 3222 to open.

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