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My ps2 discs arent spinning

I dont think anything else is wrong it just isnt spinning it will spin for a second or two and then stop when i go to browser and ejct the put it back in itll say reading disc for a secong or 2 and then stops

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Re: my ps2 discs arent spinning

Try to use a cd cleaner , could be just clean if this do not solve your problem let me know your optic lens coul'be bad depending on how many hrs of use it has . thanks

Posted on Jun 14, 2007

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My PS2 slim wont spin a disc it takes you to the game settings but nothing else

Well has it been dropped? If so more then likely the guide rail fall out of place and can easily be poped back in place. A good way to see if its your laser or guide rail is to fined the hole that when the lids closed this pin goes in the hole so the ps2 knows the lids closed and stick a piece of paper in that hole with lid opened. Now it should act like the lids closed. See if the laser produces a red beam or strange noises. Maybe even the little black piece at the back that stops the disc from spinning isnt working right. But dont get worried as theres a pin on the lid that makes the black piece pull back from the disc when lids closed so it might be stopping disc from spinng while its open. Several diffrent solutions need to know how you know its not spinning. If your just putting your head to it and cant hear it spinning then you will need to trouble shoot.

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My discs arent spinning. its as if the playstation isnt reading the disc. i have the playstation 2 slim.

Make sure that the disk is clean and also that the ps2 is inside wher you put the disk or the disk might not be allowed

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Disc wont spin

There are 4 reasons a disc won't spin on the Slim PSP. The most common is a failed laser.

1. Failed laser -- the disc will not spin up to speed, or not spin at all, due to a bad laser. If you close the PS2 with no disc inside, the ps2 will never spin the disc. If you chose the PS2 with a disc inside but a bad laser, it still thinks no disc is inside and will not spin.

2. Lid closed sensors. There are two of them. One on the motherboard and one on the reset switch. These sensors let the PS2 know that the lid is closed. If one or both of these break, the disc will never spin because the PS2 will think the lid is still open.

3. Damaged case. If the case of the PS2 is damaged, the two parts of the lid that are supposed to press the lid-closed sensors will never press them.

For more information, pictures, and parts, click into the following page:

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My old PS2 Wont Spin the disc.

You would be better off with rubbing alcohol and a q-tip actually. If you are able to, take the case off and blow out as much of the dust as you can, and give everything a thourough and gentle going over with alcohol + q-tip.

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Ps2 not reading discs(disc arent even spinning)

Well, This has happened to me before. If you are insistent that you do not have to replace it, then see if a friend has an old ps2 he or she doesn't use anymore, because your motor is dead. Its not going to spin, and you need a whole new drive portion of the ps2. basically, your disk wont spin, and the laser wont read it. honestly, right now, Gamestop is selling ps2's for like 40$. you should just go buy a new one.

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One thing, inertia is the property of mass to resist motion. You mean momentum keeps it going for a bout two second. Dont ask questions unless you get properties of motion correct

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Ps2 game disk wont spin

you should buy one of those laser disks to clean the laser and inside of the ps2 so it will work again cause mine had same problem and i used that and after it worked

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