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My ps3 system recently stopped reading any discs

My ps3 console stopped reading discs after inserting into the drive. the discs just stays in the drive does not load please suggest a solution

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  • shawn f Nov 25, 2008




    my ps3 does not load any discs. i need help!


  • sadie120979 Nov 28, 2008

    I recently replaced my blueray laser and i've put it all back together but now it won't take any disc's in...............what do i do?

  • chris_lou5
    chris_lou5 Jan 06, 2009

    just bought Fall Out 3 and it frozed, I press the off button in the front of the PS3, still not turning off so i turn the switch off in the back. Turn it back on and nothing reads.. : ( ! now im going crazy !

  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2009

    My 60 gb PS3 has stopped reading any dicks I insert. What shall I do?

  • terrence473 Jan 21, 2009

    After trying to play a PS2 disc in my PS3 it stopped working. Is it broken or is there a setting on it that would have changed when it tried to read the PS2 disc.

    Please help, very frustratingnot being abl to play.

  • djv555 Jan 22, 2009

    I have the same problem as well

    The only thing I found out was to return it to

    SONY for repair for $159.00

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My ps3 will not read any disc, except DVDs

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  • terrence barrett Jan 21, 2009

    Is it easy to install and how much does a blue ray lense cost

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I have got the same problem, you can either get a new blue ray lens and fit it yourself or give sony a ring and they will change your console for you.

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Hi,

The most common reason for the PS3 not reading discs is a bad drive. The following website sells the drives and does installs:

store.richspsxparts.com/wiiredvddr

This drive should fix any reading issues you are having with your games, or issues inserting your games or ejecting them (or lack thereof). This is the entire DVD drive assembly mechanism replacement for your PS3 including a new laser. If your discs are not ejecting, or you cannot insert a disc -- or you can insert a disc but it will not load, this is what you need to get your PS3 going again!
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hi,

The most common reason for the PS3 not reading discs is a bad drive. The following website sells the drives and does installs:

store.richspsxparts.com/wiiredvddr

This drive should fix any reading issues you are having with your games, or issues inserting your games or ejecting them (or lack thereof). This is the entire DVD drive assembly mechanism replacement for your PS3 including a new laser. If your discs are not ejecting, or you cannot insert a disc -- or you can insert a disc but it will not load, this is what you need to get your PS3 going again!
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Do you see the little clock like icon in the top right corner of the screen when you first insert a disc the loading disc icon? if so then it could either just be the drive itself or a software issue in which case you can try a few things before replaceing the drive.

First just reset to factory default settings under system settings.

P.S. i assume its not reading any kind of disc if it isnt reading anything also double check to make sure the disc you are using are still good and not just really dirty or scratched. GIve us more info and what disc your trying to check so we can further help you out.

Justin

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Hey man, you can try this....

1. download and install a psn game or game demo
2. put in the disc of the game or video you want to play or watch
3. load the psn game or demo as if you were going to play it
4. quit the demo as soon as you get to the start menu of it
5. go and play or watch the game or video you wanted to, sucka, cause it works now!!!

I hope this works for you, and if it does, spread the word!

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dont change the drive change the laser dhe drives are coded to each ps3 if that dosent work just change the hard drive whit the one that works

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You've done everything I would have done honestly. Take a can of air and blow it into the drive to make sure dirt or dust isn't on the laser which could affect if it sees discs or not.

The better thing to try if you are good at opening up your ps3 and then removing your drive and opening that is to take a damp q-tip with a bit of glass cleaner and clean your laser in the drive gently. Then put the drive back together and hook the cables back up to the ps3. You can leave the cover to the ps3 off for this step. Turn on the ps3 and try different blu-ray, dvd's, music cd's, game discs, etc. If it still doesn't read any of them then either the laser or the drive i bad. If it reads some discs and not others then its a weak laser and the laser would need to be replaced.

If you have to replace the laser or the drive, you can do a search on Ebay and usually find them fairly cheap.

Hope this helps and let me know if I can be of further assistance.

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like unreadable disc, disc error etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog
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