Having problems with your Acer Aspire™ T180 PC Desktop ?

The drawer in the tower for discs will not open I can hear the motor trying to open it but it seems stuck in


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Unfortunately, the clutches are very unreliable in optical drives.\015\012
\015\012Check for a very small hole above or below the drawer.\015\012If you find one, take a standard paper clip, straighten it, push it into the hole.\015\012It may take several tries to find the manual release but there will be one if there is a hole at all.\015\012It may also take a firm push to release the drawer.\015\012
\015\012I am well-versed in repair of many things but have not had enough interest to see if the drawer clutch can be improved as I have two that are reluctant at best to open and seem to be only willing after several pushes of the eject button.  \015\012The things are cheap enough today that it probably isn't worth the effort to see if they can be restored to reliable operation.\015\012If someone else has doen this; give us some feedback as to whether this is worthwhile or not. 
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