I have taken my ps2 apart to clean it and after putting it back together the cd won't spin at all, everything comes up fine on the screen but no spinning all the cables are hooked up as far as I can see there is 3 of them. This is a V15 slim model thanks in advance.
HI THIS PROBLEM IS USUALY CAUSED WHEN LID IS PUT BACK ON ..
THERE IS SOME LITTLE SWITCHERS ON THE PS2 NEAR THE LASER THESE SWITCHERS ARE TO TELL PS2 WHEN LID AS BEEN OPENED AND A ANTI PIRACY PROTECTION FOR DISK SWOPPING PICS SHOW WERE THE LITTLE SWITCHERS ARE ..__TRY TAKING THE LID BACK OFF AND PLACING LID BACK ON WITH LID TRAY SHUT AND IF THAT DOES NOT WORK CLOSE WITH LID OPEN AND AT THE FRONT WERE YOU PRESS THE BUTTON TO TURN POWER ON CHECK IF THE LITTLE SWITCH AS COME AWAY OR BROKE IF SO I SELL REPLACMENTS MY WEBSITE IS WWW.CONSOLEREPAIRANDPLAY.CO.UK
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The lens must have gone dirty thus is hardly reads the discs. Try to run a disc cleaner and let it spin for like 30 seconds. If that does not work, then you need to clean the lens manually by removing the cdrom from the computer and taking off the casing of the cdrom. Unscrew the plastic plate covering the lens. Then damp a qtip in an alcohol ang gently wipe the lens in a circular manner. Let it dry and put back everything together. Now try playing those discs again.
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If cleaning the lens doesn't resolve the problem, that same website also has a means of purchasing a replacement. If you just want to clean the inside of the disc drive, put the PS2 back together and open up the tray.
Clean everything with a cotton swab, including the laser lens.
hi there there are loads of videos on you tube that shows you how to put this back together make sure you look up the right ps2 ie ps2 or ps2 slim they both open and come apart completely different
hope this helps ya a little
Check the power supply.Use a multimeter if you have any voltage coming out from the power supply.
If the power supply is good Check the main fuse on the motherboard.There is a white ceramic fuse on the motherboard and sometimes get Bad.
Since you have the bid Phat mode; you will have better luck at fixing your PS2.
This is for the Phat PS2 consoles with the drawer that comes out to put the CD in. Procedure is different for Slim PS2.
Disconnect power and turn the case upside down.
Remove the screw covers to expose the case screws. These are little square pieces or square rubber pads. You can use a thin knife blade to pry the hard plastic squares up.
Remove all the screws.
Remove the Warranty sticker to the right edge of the power socket.
Turn the PS2 over to set it right side up.
lift the top cover from the back and pull it forward slightly to clear the CD tray. Be careful of a possibly Ribbon cable attached to the lid going to the Reset/Eject buttons. Roll the cover over to the right leaving the ribbon intact.
Remove the CD tray lid.
Polish the Laser lens, and remove any lint or hair from the CD area. Use Alcohol and cotton swabs to clean the laser lens. By the way, Alcohol will damage a PS2 Slim lens. All lens are not created equally.
Hook up the power and A/v Cables.
Remove the little white disc from the CD tray lid.
Place a Disc on the spindle, and cap the disc with the little white piece that you removed from the CD tray cover.
Boot up the PS2 and test it, Continue cleaning until you get it to work.
Put it back together, and you’re in business.
If you still have trouble reading discs. Click on " Repair Directory" at the bottom of this screen. Then on the next page click on "Video Game Consoles". Pick a Repair shop to get your PS2 repaired. Fixya has some good ones dedicated to Playstations.
if it reads the silver ones it should read the other i would have said change the laser but as you have done this i could be that it has over heated and their is no way of curring this have you tried playing the blue ones on another ps2 if this is not the problem then their is nothing you can do other than sell yours for spares or buy a broken one you can get them off ebay cheap as you no your laser works usually the one people sell that dont work is the laser so you could put the laser into the one you buy then you should have no probs sorry this isnt nothing else you can do