Introduction

This guide shows where to locate and clean the lens that reads the discs. This may be necessary if the DVD Player isn't reading discs correctly. This will take delicate work in order not to damage the lens.

Parts

No parts required.

Image 1/2: Remove five 7.5 mm Phillips screws on the back of the player. Image 2/2: Remove five 7.5 mm Phillips screws on the back of the player.
  • Remove four 7.5 mm Phillips screws on the both sides (2 on each side).

  • Remove five 7.5 mm Phillips screws on the back of the player.

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  • Lift the top panel from the back and remove. It should come off without being forced. There is a lip near the front so you many need to slide the top panel back slightly to remove it.

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Image 1/2: Make sure that there is no dust on or near the player and area you are working on.  Dust can get on the lens and scratch it while you are cleaning. It is very important that the lens is not damaged because the lens is used to read the discs. Image 2/2: Dip one end of a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol.
  • Locate the lens on the disc drive.

  • Make sure that there is no dust on or near the player and area you are working on. Dust can get on the lens and scratch it while you are cleaning. It is very important that the lens is not damaged because the lens is used to read the discs.

  • Dip one end of a cotton swab in rubbing alcohol.

  • Lightly dab the swab on the lens. Be very gentle.

  • Let the lens dry before replacing the top plate of the DVD player.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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