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Thin PS2 wont run games

My PS2 dropped on its lefthand side while playing a game. It will still turn on but will not load the game. It goes straight to the system configuration screen. On the off mode the turntable will still spin till stopped. On previous occasions it would make a definative sound when loading the game. It remains silent on the recent attempts. Is there something wrong with the lens? The turntable?

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It dont take much to misalign the laser drive. It will need to be looked at by someone who knows how to adjust or replace the laser. We do offer this service. Email us if your interested.
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Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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