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PS2 Won't Spin Disc!!!

It spins a half spin and stops.. HELP!!

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If it is spinning and then stops, you may need to adjust the laser. It is very tricky and you can break the laser/lens if you are not gentle. If you get a not saying that it cannot read dis, you may need to clean it. It sounds like your lens/laser is bad or you need to have it adjusted. If you are going to open it, only open the fat one, not the slim because the slim has a connection that you can bust if you open it. If you are going to clean it, use a qutip and alchol and be very gentle.

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Is this the big ps2 or slimif the big one does it say disc read eror or something is yes the lens might be dirty so if you want to void the ps2 open it up screws under rubber tabs then open the drive where disc goes then lightly clean the lens with a cloth and try it then also does this happen with all the games or just one or two

Posted on Aug 14, 2007

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