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Disk will not go into PS3 appears to be blocked

There was a disc stuck in the PS3 - we stuck in a paper clip a gently pulled out the disc. Now when we try to put another disc into the PS3 is won't let us. It appears that the disc tray is closed.

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  • whatarush24 Feb 01, 2009

    disc drive will not allow any disc to insert into the drive

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Press and hold the eject button for around 15 seconds, this resets the cd drive and will fix your problems. Hope this helps

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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    Thnx it works u r great

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Played yesterday everything worked fine, took out disc. Today I have same problem as above I cannot insert disc. Tested holding for 15 seconds there are sounds coming out as it is ejecting but after that problem remains the same.

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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Maybe there is some kind of block inside. Like dust etc. what would jam the thing what takes disc in.

Posted on May 16, 2010

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the other way is the paper-clip! Straightend a large paper clip, then with some needle-nose pliers created a tiny L-shaped hooked (about 3/16 or 1/8 of an inch). Inserted the hook side of the clip into the disc slot along the edge. Carefully moved the clip around until I located the hole in the disc, then gently pulled the disc out. Piece of cake, took about 2 minutes!

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If the tray does not open when you press the eject button, try to manually open it. To do this:
  1. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source.
  2. Locate the manual release button on your Xbox console.

    For most Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

    For some Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located under the disc tray. It can be under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray.
  3. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

    If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console. Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined in step C. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations.
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If the tray does not open when you press the eject button, then manually open it to retrieve your game disk as below.

1. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source.

2. Find the manual release button, ususally located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

3. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray.

******** If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console.*******

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This Happened to me as well =(

Here is what you gotta do:

*make sure you are powered down the entire time*

I was able to remove the discs by using a pair of really flat, flexible tweezers. The kind that come in a computer repair toolkit. Regular tweezers had too much of a bow in them to fit in the slot loader.

I also tried to "sandwich" the discs between a pair of butter knives. I pulled two discs out at once, and once they were out there was was only one disc in the machine, I turned it on, and it loaded then ejected just fine. PS3 seems to be in perfect working order.

You could also try to use a paper clip to "Hook" the hole in the center of one of the disks and gently pull them out one at a time.

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I wish you the best! I hope this helps, Take Care. =)

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There may be a problem with the belt or gears that push and pull on the disc tray.

Here is a manual solution to fixing the problem when all else fails.

a. Unplug your Xbox console from the power source. b. Locate the manual release button on your Xbox console.

For most Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located in a small pinhole to the left of the eject button under the disc tray.

For some Xbox consoles, the manual release button is located under the disc tray. It can be under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. c. Insert a straightened paper clip or other small tool in the hole at an angle to the left. Gently push the paper clip to try to press the manual release button and partially open the disc tray. This may take several tries. Typically, a thin paper clip works better than a thick paper clip.

If you insert the paperclip in the hole and find an obstacle, this indicates that your Xbox console's manual release button is located in a different area of the console. Look under the "O" or the "B" in the word "XBOX" that appears on the tray. If this is the case, insert the paperclip under the "O" as outlined in step C. If you find an obstacle, insert the paperclip under the letter "B”. The manual release button is located in one of these three locations. d. After the disc tray partially opens, pull the tray with your fingers to fully open the tray.


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