Question about Philips Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder/VCR

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Both VCR and DVD lights are illuminated but neither works

First my DVD would not eject, so I removed the cover to get it out. Now, both DVD and VCR lights are illuminated when the unit is powered on, but neither will allow me to load a tape or DVD. I unplugged the unit for days and plugged back in - problem persists. Any ideas?

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  • Scott Quillen Mar 17, 2008

    not sure what to check or how to check it. My main concern is that both DVD and VHS lights are illuminated, which indicates (to me) that neither is being selected, and neither responds to remote or manual input.

  • Scott Quillen Mar 17, 2008

    The problem hasn't been fixed, but I received a message saying "GREAT, Thanks for using our premium assistance plan"!!!!



    If that's all the help I'm gonna get...you can bet you won't get any more of my money...



    Come on guys...for $10, you can do better than that!

  • Scott Quillen Mar 17, 2008

    Not fixed...I clicked the "Accept" button before knowing that once I did...my "Premium" service is expired...thanks for nothing!

  • Scott Quillen Mar 18, 2008

    There is NO green light flashing...both the VCR and DVD lights are lit solid...like it's trying to have them both operating at the same time, but there is NO media installed in either, and the unit doesn't respond to any input via remote or front panel. It is a Magnavox MWR20V6 DVD Recorder / VCR Combo

  • Scott Quillen Mar 26, 2008

    Any new ideas???

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Can you tell me the model number of the dvd player???and also its make?

Posted on Mar 18, 2008

  • dewan nafees ahmed Mar 18, 2008

    it is either jammed or somesort of magnetic thing is keeping it from
    ejecting..

    the green light flashing is meaning that it is trying to open
    but it can't and it keeps try to eject.

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Have you checked the spindle motor and are they working fine??

Posted on Mar 17, 2008

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    isaac johny Mar 17, 2008

    below the place where the dvd rotates is the spindle motor..

    when it doesnt function well the lens thinks that there is a dvd/cd inside

    so there is a conflict between the reader and the tray motor...

    so it wont open

    sorry for the late reply...

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