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Home Theater RTD205, door will not open. HELP

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Home Theater RTD205, door will not open. HELP
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Home Theater-Stereo
Expert:  Michael replied 11 months ago.

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How old is your Home Theater system?

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Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Michael the unit is about twelve years old and it gets used very little. I open the door and place a CD in slot two, Closed the door. The door will not open now
Expert:  Michael replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for that.

This is going to be a bad drive belt for the door. its difficult to spot as its under the door carriage.

But these belts lose their elasticity after a few years especially if not used often.

If you are really handy you could replace that yourself, but if not, I would just bring it in to Best Buy or Sears. They will send it out for what amounts to a tune up, replace the belts, clean the insides and the laser.

That is an excellent unit and this work is well worth the cost and this will work perfectly for the the next 12 years ;-)

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