DVD-RAM drive tray stuck when no disc in drive
Posted on 2009-05-15
I have a LITE-ON DVD-RAM drive that has worked without problems for a long time.
Nowadays the drive tray gets stuck in the closed position when there's no disc in the tray.
When i click "eject" on the drive's menu, the LED on the drive lights up and i can hear the drive trying to open its tray 5 times, but it doesn't open. After many attempts, it opens.
When there's a disc in the drive, i can eject it without a problem.
Only when I close the tray with no disc in it, the tray gets stuck again in the closed position.
The drive is not under warranty. What should i do to fix the drive?