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Slim ps2 wont even spin disks

I woke up yesterday and i wanted to play my socom 2 game oline. but when i turned my ps2 on it didnt even spin the disk. i have no idea whats wrong with it. please help! thanks

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Re: slim ps2 wont even spin disks

Try putting in a new laser, that did it for mine and you can get them on amazon when and if you get a new laser remember to have a solidering iron with you as there is a small piece of solider on one side that needs to be taken off and the film over the laser eye.

Posted on Aug 08, 2007

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