disc drive wont let me insert disc!!

almacbook

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hey if someone can help i'd appreciate it! For some reason my opitcal drive wont let me insert any disc. theres nothing in it cause when i tried to put a disc in it wouldnt hit anything!? i have no idea. If it helps i have a macbook, i bought in early 2009, Mac OSX 10.5.8! Thanks!
 

almacbook

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no theres no sounds. everything still works perfectly other than the disc drive. even when i hit the eject button the little symbol doesnt appear on my screen
 

r.j.s

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I meant, when you open the lib of the MB, does the drive make any noise?
 

almacbook

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MATSHITA DVD-R UJ-868:

Firmware Revision: KA14
Interconnect: ATAPI
Burn Support: Yes (Apple Shipping Drive)
Cache: 2048 KB
Reads DVD: Yes
CD-Write: -R, -RW
DVD-Write: -R, -R DL, -RW, +R, +R DL, +RW
Write Strategies: CD-TAO, CD-SAO, DVD-DAO
Media: Insert media and refresh to show available burn speeds

This is what it says, i have no idea what it means though
 

r.j.s

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So, it sees the drive as there, but it sounds like the motor that feeds/ejects discs might be broken.
 

almacbook

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so im assuming i need to bring it in? cause that was my next step! lol
 
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