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Disc wont spin

My console is a 5 year old unmodded origional big version. (not slim, duh). its been making the clicking/grinding noise for a while, so i opened it up for the first time to clean the laser/laser rails etc. but when i closed it up and tried a game, the disc spun about 1 sec. then went to the browser screen. it doesn't say anything: not reading disc, no errors, it just sits and does nothing. what did i break? or what happened?

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Re: disc wont spin

Dude, the same thing happened to me. I have the same aged one. I kept trying and trying games. Some worked some didn't. What the problem could be is that you accidentaly hit the rotatign meconisim and it is off balanced! Give me a reply and I could set up a FREE live chat to resolve this issue. I know that the warranty is long gone!

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