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My gamecube dropped and now the disks arent reading. Can anybody help me to what the problem maybe? and how i can fix it?

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Check that the Disk Laser does not have debris on it or has not been knocked loose. If you have looked at those options. Then you may have to send your GameCube to Nintendo so that they can repair it for you. If it's under warranty it's free other wise Nintendo will charge you 50.00 to fix it . Another option for you may be to try and find an used console online. I have seen them for about 40-100 bucks. I hope this helps.

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The laser that reads the discs it out of sync. you will need to find somebody that repairs consoles and have him replace your laser eye. Its about 75 bucks

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