Having problems with your Dell Dimension E521 (D10E16) PC Desktop ?

CD tray refuses to open when button pressed

\015 When I press the cd button on my desktop it lights green but refuses to open.\015

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Its a gear or rubber belt and motor problem. check it. maybe stock up.
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