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My hp-180 has trouble opening the disc player,it sticks and you can bumpit and the disc player will open.I am wondering if the trouble is the band that runs the gears to open.

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Could be the band that opens the DVd disk draw has stretched and keeps slipping and thus loss its ability to open the draw.

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