Late 2008 DVD Drive Defective...or is it user error :)

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jakespeed, Oct 24, 2008.

  1. jakespeed macrumors member

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    I received my new Macbook Pro last week and it seems that every 4-5th time I insert a DVD it doesn't spin up and read the disk. If i eject the disk and insert it again it always works. I have tried different disks so it's not that. I am wondering is it me just jamming the thing in to fast or do you think this is a defective drive? Is this worth sending it back for? The machine is superb other than this (no bad pixels great fit/finish and keyboard/trackpad are pretty straight.) so I am a little resistant to return it but thought I would get some other opinions.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. pimentoLoaf macrumors 68000

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    Gently insert it and gently push it inward until it gets inside. Wait 'til the drive spins up. If it reads it, fine. If not, take it in for servicing.
     

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