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We bought our sony dvd recorder (hi definition multimedia 1080) about 1 month ago. So far we have only recorded one program and use it basically as a player. Last night it was working fine tonight I put my disc in to play and it wont work. It keeps coming up with D32767 on the display screen. I cant find this anywhere in the manual. Also I couldnt eject the disc so I had to turn it off & on to eject. I tried another disc and it did the same. I even tried to reset the recorder making no difference. CAN YOU PLEASE HELP AS THIS IS THE SECOND DVD RECORDER WE HAVE BOUGHT IN THE LAST FEW YEARS AND I CANT BELIEVE ITS HAPPENING AGAIN. MARIA ARSENOGLOU

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remove the cover and see if the dvd run, if not you got a motor problem or a motor drive one,if yes then try cleaning the reading eyes(pickup)by blowing dry air (get a can at radio shack)check for goods, if dosent work, take it to a shop for a repair thats all you can do, is a job for a tech....good luck

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For 18 months i've been **** at Best Buy for what I thought was a piece of junk. Then I read the TIPS&TRICKS posting by BobbyR1234. Follow his instructions but add 3B. Theres a black plastic plate blocking access. Remove the 2 Phillips screws and release the plactic clip on each side. Clean as instructed. A tip-off to this being your problem: try playing a music disk. The music will play and data will show but of course there will be no video therefore the disk will work. Thanks bobby!!!!

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When Your DVD shows "LOADING" for quite some time and then if shows "UNKNOWN DISC" or "NO DISC", Open the cover of your DVD Player, Remove the flap over the disc by opening the screws. Remember that you are not keeping your eyes perpendicular to the lens. Now take Colin liquid in an ear buds and rub over the lens. Now with dry end of the bud, rinse it and make it dry. Keep the disc in the space provided for. Put on the Flap over the disc. And try to run it. I hope this would work fine.

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Its definitely the SCR STRG35353A. I replaced it (not cheap) and put a 1"x2" heat sink on it. no problems any more. FIXED!

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