Lg dvd drawer opens by itself and wont stay closed
Hi, my lg rh277h dvd recorder and hard drive has started to eject the dvd drawer by itself and wont stay closed. you close it, it stays closed for a second or two, then ejects. when i turn the unit of, it powers down and then ejects the drawer. it now wont play dvd's as it wont stay closed. only 18 months old. frustrating and very disapointing. any ideas?
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the open button could be shorted meaning the unit is constantly being told to open its tray i think its worth having looked at and i think your sons off the hook dvds are pritty hard for kids to muck up unlike the older vcr you would no belive the things kids would put in them best one i ever saw was a weat bix and a slice of toast.
OK. I assume the display does not say 'locked' when you press eject. A DVD drawer is run by a small rubber belt on most of these old machines. This belt can be worn out (Very common) The DVD drawer position is detected by a switch that can be pressed in or out to detect the drawer is closed or open. This switch can cause the drawer to stay in if it thinks the drawer is not yet closed. Cleaning the switch (Take the DVD drive out and remove and clean or replace the switch) can usually fix this. A fault with the DVD process cicuit board can also cause this. I would recommend a new machine if this is the case. Testing: Bad belt - the DVD drawer shifts a bit when the eject button is pressed. Bad switch - a whirring sound can always be heard when the DVD is first powered on. May give an error in the display. Bad process board - Generally, says open forever or close forever and will not change back to normal display. You cannot get any other functions to work after you press eject. Unplug the machine, its normal until you press eject again. (just a generic common thing)
Could be a timing issue with the tray mechanism - possible that somebody has given the tray "a shove" to make it close instead of using the open/close button and has put the timing out.or a worn tray loading belt
i had exactly the same problem on a LG-RH278H resp. a Medion MD 81733. I solved it by opening the micoswitches, cleaning the contacts and streching the springs inside the switches a little. The Problem was, that one of the microswitches stayed conductive even when it was off/open.
the inter relay swich on the door is molfushing,or the open and close butten is bad'', try closeing the door and at the same time that the door close's unplug the power and then plug it back in after a few seconds and see what happens it my stay closed and then you can play it,, and it my stop doing that ''if not you will have to take it in to a repare shop'''' my names is ''james ''' let me know if this works for you''' you can e-mail ' me back at '' [email protected] .
Double check the Ribbon Cable Connector is installed Correctly ( 40-80 Strand IDE ) sometimes if these are not fitted squarely Or pushed in hard enough. Can cause a Problem.
Also try the emergency eject procedure on The Drive. Small jewellers screwdriver Or Needle, insert into the drives faceplate ( pinhole in drives faceplate drawer ) push to open dvd drawer. pull out drawer Gently. And push back in. This ocassionally works for a stcking Drawer/eject mechanism.
Finally try the drive without a disk in ( open/eject Or Close )