When i turn on my ps2 the disk tray opens, closes, opens, closes, opens then quits. any ideas? Just before this happened it wasn't reading certain games. i took it apart and cleaned everything. After putting it back together it didn't work any better but just the same as before.. Now the disk tray deal and cant play anything
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You have problem with tray latch. There are two latches i.e. left and right ( you see when you open the tray). Check whether they broke in pieces or chipped . You may need to good glue to to have them fixed.
i would check if your eject button is stuck if it is try to pull it out a little with small plyers or its the eject sensor or finally it might also have something in the way of the tray if you dropped it on accident or something it will keep opening if something is in the way. hope this helps.
To me if you have the old fat PS2's then it sounds like the motors are worn out. You can't fix this unless it's still under warranty and call PlayStation. But if not under warranty, try to seel it to like a pawn shop or something to get cash and I recommend getting the slim PS2. The disc tray pops open like the PS1, and the only thing that can mess that up is it getting something spilled in it to make it sticky. I've had mine for about 5 years now and it hasn't messed up at all. But make sure not to play burnt discs on it or it will get used to them and not play regular discs. Hope this solves!
This has happened to me before. You will have to open the PS2 and clean the laser which is under the tray(or on top i forgot).
Use a cotton bud to clean it but be extreamaly careful cause if you put to much pressure on the laser your PS2 is gone for good!