TV Repair Questions? Ask a TV Technician
Hi. I'm Steve. I'm sorry to hear about your TV. I will try my best to give you a precise and accurate answer.
Unfortunately, if there are two discs in there, and they are stuck, the only way to fix it is to open up the TV and manually retrieve the discs from the DVD mechanism.
Try this first though. Is there a pinhole on the DVD tray? If so, you may be able to to force it open by inserting a paperclip into the hole and pushing.
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If you are not comfortable doing it yourself, the cheapest way would be to take it to a shop rather than have them come to you.
If you give me your zip code I'll find someone in your neck of the woods.
Is it something that you recommend a layman to attempt? My husband is on a fixed income, so it would be great if he could try it first. If not, my zip code is 24090.
I would need the full model number of the TV in order to give you directions.
You could try Atomic TV in Roanoke. The number is(NNN) NNN-NNNN/p>
They may be able to give you a quote over the phone - keep in mind that today is Sunday.
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Ok, I'm having a little trouble finding that model but I do know it is a flat panel LCD TV.
The first thing to do would be to lay it down flat on a thick towel or blanket.
Then remove the base which should be 4 screws.
The back is attached by 6-8 screws which should be relatively obvious. Once removed, the back should lift off. Nothing will fall out.
Once you have done that, you may be able to simply force the DVD tray open and remove the discs.