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Apr 30, 2010

I have a second generation 15" MBP (late 06 to early 07) and for some reason the DVD drive stopped working. It only plays DVD's occasionally and most of the time it just spits them back out. What's wrong with it and how much does it cost to fix/replace it?

Ran TechTool and VRAM failed the test the first time (with a bunch of other programs running) but passed the second time (with nothing running). DVD drive will read CD's but not DVDs.

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