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Ps3 won't play game or certain dvds

Our ps3 won't play any ps3 games or blu-ray dvds but it works on ps2 games.

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  • Naru534 Sep 30, 2008

    it's not dust and i think i saw somewhere that we could probably take it apart to clean off the bluray reader or whatever

  • maron young Jan 24, 2009

    my ps3 won't play any ps3 games but it plays ps2 games with no problem plays audio cds as well do any one have a fix to this i tried a cd cleaner still didn't work blowed it out with high presure air can some one help

  • signorpunk Feb 03, 2009

    how much are blu ray parts for an 80gb? and is it easy to install?

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Ok go out and get a cd cleaner.
Should take care of it IF ITS DUST>
It costs 7-10$ and if it fixes your issue then you save a bunch!
If not you will need to make sure Sony's warrenty is not valid and its not if you dont have the recipet.
You can take it apart and instal a new blu ray unit or send it to sony for 150$ plus s&h.
I have blu ray parts if you need them.

PS: what size is the ps3? 20-40-60-80 gb hd?

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

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lasers not workin properly. try and give it a clean but if not your gunna ave to stump up about 50 quid for a new one. use this video for cleaning it http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSYYmYXgVl0 and while you have the drive open you might want to do this test on your laser to check if its working ok :) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2_j6P82O8Y
obviously dont bother with this if your consoles got warranty hope this helps

Posted on Mar 05, 2010

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