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"loading" then "no disk"

Whenever a CD is loaded, it says 'loading' then, 'no disk'. DVD player still not working. I tried adjusting the variable resistors on the read head - no success. Just a note, I did this on another DVD player(portable type), but it could only play mp3, but gives the same message as above. Could it be a problem with the circuitry? Just think; 1.The motor that spins the cd seems to be spinning a bit slower. 2.Could it be there is faulty component(s) that just gone bad after prolonged use? If so, which one(s).

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  • Anonymous Feb 27, 2008

    Same problem here. I've verified that the disk drive is spinning up, and the head moves slightly, but does not detect the data on the disk.

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You might as well just replace the player, the cost to repair is more than a new one.

Posted on May 18, 2017

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How old is your DVD Player?

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SOURCE: wrong disk problem

Then lens may need a damp isopropyl alcohol qtip run over it a few times, use 90%. If that doesnt work then try a cd cleaning disk to put in the player. The cd or dvd may also be too scratched to read.

Posted on Feb 12, 2007

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SOURCE: Won't read Dvd/Cd as loaded

It is a problem of the optical head being covered up by foreign particles obscuring the optical lens. Try using a CD/DVD cleaner disc which has double brushes and one add some solvent which comes along with the pack.Simply play it & keep ejecting and inserting the disc makes the disc to spin, till your player starts reading it..............................sodeep

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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SOURCE: DVD Player Not loading Movies

optical sensor is burned out or the spindle is not spinning the disk to read it.

Posted on Nov 06, 2009

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