Thanks for your response.
To test the devices inside I had it horizontally and got the drive to eject. Then while it was ejected i turned it vertical. I can open and close the drive by hitting the eject button repeatedly. However once the drive closes all the way, it will not open vertical anymore. So it has to be the part that controls the open and close or push and pull option to open the drive.
After reading what you said, I could've swore it was the belt, but its not. Its some other part.
Thanks for the help.