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Player skips and freezes

Hi, need some advice on fixing my player, after playing dvd's for perfectly for about 20-30 mins, it begins to skip/pixelates and finally freezes, locking shut the drawer and rendering controls useless, however after switching off for 10 or so mins, it will work perfectly again before playing up all over again as above.
Has it finally died or am I missing a trick to a simple fix?
Please help as kids are now driving me mad!
Kez

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  • kezq Aug 10, 2008

    Tried removing all of the flexible cable ..... a little better as it now doesn't seem to freeze completely, however it still pixelates and jumps.

    It also sounds like the disc carriage may be struggling

    Is it possible it may be over heating?

    Any other advice would be appreciated.

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You need to open its cover and remove all flexible cables one by one and refix again. it probably has some clogg in connectors. pay attnetion to flexible cables as these are very delicated.

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    Shahid Electronics Aug 10, 2008

    Jumps in plaback calls... skiping data trackes. Please clean its Lens Eye with soft n nice quality cotton swab (must be dry) as it might have thin dust layer on it which makes error or difficulty to read the data on disc.

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