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Replaced Laser on my PS3. The new laser lights

Replaced Laser on my PS3. The new laser lights up, but it won't read disc or spin the discs??? Anything else I should do?? Is there anyway to test the motor.

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  • sethoakley Feb 21, 2009

    So if everything works correctly, the laser lights up, and still won't read or spin, then I'm stuck??

    I'm so disappointed, I thought this would fix my problem and now I still can't use this PS3. So frustrating. Is there any way to see if the motor will actually spin discs?? Some sort of powered test??


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Usually when this happens I check all the cables, the main fat one, and all the little brothers on the blu-ray drive board. It's probably not the motor but the replacement blu-ray drive itself. If the drive isn't working correctly the disc won't spin, no matter what. See if you can convince a friend to let you swap lasers to see if that's the problem for sure.

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