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Hi, I have a SA-PT460 DVD/ home cinema system. The dvd tray

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Hi, I have a Panasonic SA-PT460 DVD/ home cinema system. The dvd tray keeps on opening and will only stay in the open position. When it closes, it gets to the end of its travel and then there is the grating of the gears, as if it is trying to travel further/ not reached the micro switch( if there is 1). After a short pause, it opens, and stays open until I press the close button and then the process repeats itself.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
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Expert:  Anthony F. replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I have loved Electronics since I was 5 years old
I have been servicing Electronics for better than 20 years
you are absolutly right its not reaching the micro switch
there ia an obstruction or the tray has jumped timing
this is not something you can be talked through on the internet
take to a servicer if you dont find a stuck disc in it
repair 75-100 dollars
Expert:  Anthony F. replied 3 years ago.
Hello
I have loved Electronics since I was 5 years old
I have been servicing Electronics for better than 20 years
you are absolutly right its not reaching the micro switch
there ia an obstruction or the tray has jumped timing
this is not something you can be talked through on the internet
take to a servicer if you dont find a stuck disc in it
repair 75-100 dollars








Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Relist: Answer quality.
I may just be asking the wrong type of question, where the only answer is to take it to a service engineer. Unfortunately, I am not going to pay someone to tell me to take it to a service engineer. I am looking for model specific information that may allow me to repair/ reset the unit myself. If this is not possible, I will then pay to have it repaired. Thank you.

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