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Ps3 blue ray dies on me

Well enough my ps3 80gb blue ray laser or drive died on me it will not read ps3 games , dvds , cds , i am out of warranty so i am out of luck on getting this console serviced. Is there anyway i can fix this, i have thought about opening my console been looking at how to open it on the internet, doesn't seem to hard to me, but i want that to be my last resort.

I have reformated my ps3 hard drive , restored all default settings, spryed my ps3 with conpressed air to get the dust out which i don't think is powerful enough.

Can you please help me get my ps3 to read disic agian this make me really sick.

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  • Phaze1212 Jan 16, 2009

    What tools do i need to take it apart too

  • Phaze1212 Jan 16, 2009


    Any staff around that can assist me ?


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My son's ps3 is extrememly noisy....sounds a jet engine....what could this be about? it was purhas in 2006..is it still underwarranty

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My ps3 will not read my games , but it will read dvd's


Blu-rays utilise a blue laser within the drive and DVDs use a red laser.
Sounds like the blu-ray/games reading blue laser has died and it'll need replacing.
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If your system doesn't recognize blue ray games or blue ray dvds but still plays normal dvds and music cds your lens is dirty. I had this problem and my factory and store warranty are up. I decided to take the machine apart and see what I could do.

If you look online there are several videos how to take the machine apart. I opened the machine up, took out the blue ray drive and opened up the drive. Once you remove the cover from the blue ray drive, take some rubbing alcohol and a Q-tip and clean the lens. I actually used my t-shirt to wipe it and blew on the lens and it did the trick. Before you assemble everything, plug the drive in and pop in a game to see if it works (or you will have to remove all the screws again.) This should solve your problem. If your drive doesn't recognize any media, your laser might be shot.

Once you tear into it and figure out how everything works you'll realize it's not very complicated. Otherwise you'll end up spending about 150 bucks for Sony to do the same thing.

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The ps3 won't recognize that a game or blue ray is there


If your system doesn't recognize blue ray games or blue ray dvds but still plays normal dvds and music cds your lens is dirty. I had this problem and my factory and store warranty are up. I decided to take the machine apart and see what I could do.

If you look online there are several videos how to take the machine apart. I opened the machine up, took out the blue ray drive and opened up the drive. Once you remove the cover from the blue ray drive, take some rubbing alcohol and a Q-tip and clean the lens. I actually used my t-shirt to wipe it and blew on the lens and it did the trick. Before you assemble everything, plug the drive in and pop in a game to see if it works (or you will have to remove all the screws again.) This should solve your problem. If your drive doesn't recognize any media, your laser might be shot.

Once you tear into it and figure out how everything works your realize it's not very complicated. Otherwise you'll end up spending about 150 bucks for Sony to do the same thing.

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The number for Sony is listed on the back of almost every game manual.

You may be under a warranty so calling Sony is your best option to avoid spending another $400.00 dollars.

I hope I was able to fixya problem and Happy Gaming!

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