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Powers off My DVD player was working just fine last night. When we put a disc in this morning, it indicated it was reading and then the player shut itself off. We turned it back on (it powers on just fine) and put a different DVD in and the same thing happened: it started reading the disc and shut itself off. There's nothing in the troubleshooting guide that deals with this problem. I tried unplugging everything (cables, AC) and plugging it back in but still encountered the same problem. Any ideas?

Posted by Rhonda Jessup on

  • Depfrz Nov 27, 2008

    Check for a 'HO2' error message after powering off then back on. The HO2 error indicates a spindle motor problem. (the actual little motor that spins the disc) Possible temporary fix as follows:

    - insert a disc

    - unplug the unit

    - remove the case

    - spin the disc by hand (you can spin the little motor without the DVD in it if you can reach it, I found spinning it with the disc in it was easier)

    - plug it back in and check if it works (I had to help it spin once more with the power on to "jump start it"

    - unplug and replace the cover


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Bad microchip have a tech look into your problem and correct it.good luck.

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