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A heavy object fell on my ps2 slim line and now it can't read games but reads dvd movies

While i was playing my ps2, a 54cm television fell on my ps2.Nothing cracked or snapped on the outside. After a couple of minutes i tried playing my ps2 and it refused to read the game. If i go to the memory card menu and insert the game it reads it and and after selecting "Playstation disk", the screen goes blank (as if it's reading it). Then after a few seconds later it goes back to the memory card menu.I tried playing a movie and it did the same but i tried the movie again and it worked and is still working.Please can anyone help me!!!!!!

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Sounds like it bumped the laser alignment out of wack do a google search for ps2 slim laser alignment howto and it should bring up the steps you need

thats the ps2 fat video below but will tell you the steps required

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Open your PS2 carefully, in such a way that you could re-assemble it again. Disconnect as many electric plugs (jacks) as possible and re-assemble. Hope fully your machine has just suffered from an unplugged jack or bad connection. The ultimate problem could also be a hairline crack in the board across traces which is difficult to find, but most of the time repairable with fine soldering.

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

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