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Will not play dvd.- it says to check disk. On starting, the dvd chamber clicks multiple times, then it says to check disc, then it turns itself off. Thank you.

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Try using a DVD/CD laser cleaning disc.It sounds like it's having trouble reading it.
Saying that with a lot of combi units sometimes the DVD drive fails down to using cheaper components to keep the price low.I guess that's the price you pay for buying two units in one.
Try cleaning the lens first though.
Good luck....

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