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The Dvd's door keeps opening and closing

I'm having problems with my dvd player, everytime I place a Dvd movie in the player the door closes but it won't stay closed it pops right back open again, so this means of course that it won't play any dvd's and it doesn't matter if the I cut the power off. Do you have a solution to this problem? If you do please let me know. Thank-you

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  • daddywags Dec 26, 2008

    When my vcr/dvd player is on, the dvd door is always open and won't stay losed till i turn the entire player off.

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Did you drop the dvd player or bump it at all? if not there is a small object stuck in the tray housing(more than likely) also see if the tray is off kilter especially if it's closing then opening. It's really hard to tell w/out seeing it but that's probably what's wrong.

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