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LG RC700 DVD/VHS Combo.. .I put any DVD in and the disc drawer goes in/out several times before actually reading. It seems to be getting worse--it will load then open the drawer 1/2 way then snap shut and start to read again. Eventually if I wait long enough the disc will load properly and play normally from there. I have unplugged the unit overnight, run cleaning discs through it and took a peek inside. It looks like LG took a regular PC DVD drive and put it in the slot. Thanks for the assistance.

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SOURCE: Various LG DVD Player

Some models of PIONEER cd players had radio frequency problems that caused them to work on and off. Are you near any radio or braodcast towers? Poorly shielded power supplies cause this as well. A weak laser diode in the pick-up assembly in model runs could be the problem. You might want to Google the model number and see if this is common for these units.

Posted on Apr 29, 2007

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Clean the DVD lens with isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) and a Qtip. Be careful not to press down too hard. Gently clean the lens all around. Changing Qtips if you see anty signs of debris or dirt on the tip.

Posted on Feb 06, 2009

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SOURCE: lg rh177 dvd recorder problem reading discs

I had the same problem..i fixed it by making mine regionfree..

1 open the tray in dvd mode
2 push 0 seven times.
3 it will ask you if you want to become region free just push yes

Hope this solves it for you too..

Jaysamuel

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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Try using the regionfree hack....it might work

1 open the tray in dvd mode
2 push 0 seven times.
3 it will ask you if you want to become region free just
push yes

Jaysamuel

Posted on Feb 18, 2009

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SOURCE: will play discs burned from hdd but not commercial movie type dvd

The solution is simple.I rang LG service (so called - LOL)
Asked for a fix or reset method. (Which can be done but they won't tell novices how)
Got no joy, so now I will bin it,and spend the rest of my days telling people to avoid LG.
After all the posts I have since read about the same problem on various LG models,it is obvious their product sucks,they know it does, but won't accept the responsibility.
If I stop 4 people buying their ****,that's at least $1000 they miss out on.
If the process snowballs,how much then$$ ?
It would cost me $120 just to get it to and pick it up from the repair place.
Plus parts and labour added.
Before buying an LG DVD recorder go online and check out how many dissatisfied customers there are. In short, DO NOT BUY !!



Posted on Jul 18, 2009

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