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DVD's willl not play, the problem signal at the right top shows it rotating, but a message indicating a playback feature is not on the disc. Tried several disks that work fine on my computer with the same result. An audio CD plays well.

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  • scbce May 02, 2010

    Thanks. I have been fixing electronic equipment since the 8 track and tube TV days but this one blew me away. Does the laser block for the DVD need to be replaced or fixed?

  • scbce May 02, 2010

    Thanks. another quick and useful solution from FixYa.

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Laser Optical Block has inbuilt 2 sections, dvd and cd. Symptom shows dvd section of laser optical block in your combo player got bad and complete laser optical unit need to be replaced.
It is qualified technician job to replace it as it is not user level repair. Please check with local tv repair shop to get it fix.
Hope this info will help you.

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    Shahid Electronics May 02, 2010

    Thanks. I have been fixing electronic equipment since the 8 track and
    tube TV days but this one blew me away. Does the laser block for the
    DVD need to be replaced or fixed?

    Good to know that, great.
    Laser optical block will be replaced as its not repairable thing. If you open the unit, you will see its near spindle motor that spins the disc.



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