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My machine is 5 years old and I've really not used it that much. The VHS side still works fine, but as of yesterday (08-25-2010) the DVD side will not work. It just seems to be stuck on "Reading Disk." Any suggestions?

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Your dvd-vhs combo needs optical lens cleaning that seems little dusty and unable to read data on disc.
Try lens cleaning disc first and if that does not solve the issue, clean optical lens manually but it needs little expertise.
Let me know if you are handy with electronics stuff fix to provide you more helpful info.

Posted on Aug 26, 2010

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1. check and see if the disk is spinning.
2. check and see if the disc is not scratched or dirty

You might want to run a lens cleaning kit on this they sale them at any wal mart or electronics store. you run this disc and it will clean the lens, Report back with your findings,

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Posted on Aug 26, 2010

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