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Sega not working no matter what.

My moms Sega isn't woring at all. What should I and my dad do?

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Does it power up,,if its just not playing the games,, take some quetips and dip them in alcohol,,use it to clean inside the genesis where the games go in and clean the games with it,, if you have the sega cd addon system ,,also clean the place on the side where u connect the sega cd,, hope this helps,,i have 4 or 5 sega genesis,, and the sega cd system,,,thanks

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