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Ps3 will not play dvds or games

Hey so my ps3 will not read any disc that you put in it but the blue light comes on like there's a disc in it but will not play,is my leaser eye out

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  • freewille Dec 25, 2008

    I brought my console 2nd hand no instructions,. I cant seem to get the games to play anything.

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Yes, most likely it will need to be replaced. But it wouldn't hurt to try a DVD player cleaning kit first. It may give it a little more time. If your PS3 is under a year old I advise that you contact Sony, they will repair or replace it for free and pay for all the shipping. Hope this helps, thanks!

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