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PS2 Slim Disc not spinning

I haven't played my PS2 in over a month and when I finally get into the mood to play some games The disc won't spin. I took it out to my neighbor and he plugged it in the disc started spinning. So we went inside hooked it up to the TV and tried it again but the disc would not start spinning like it did out side. I've tried my other games and CDs nothing works. At one point It started saying "Reading Disc" then the game would show up but then disappear and it would do it over again. after awhile it would stop. Please can some one tell me how to fix this. or tell me where a PS2 repair shop is in North east Ohio. I don't have much money so I'd much rather fix it my self. I have no way of getting parts off line either so where could I get the parts if I can fix it my self? (if parts are needed)

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    disc not spinning

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2008

    I was playing my ps2 and my brother dropped it and now it wont spin at all and I want to buy a laser but I'm afraid it still wont work


  • xangief Mar 24, 2008

    I have not played my ps 2 since about feb. and i just tried about a houre ago and it not spin cd/game so i tried to turn it off and unplug it to try and reset it if it could do that but it not help so i tried other games for it and same problem i did notice that the laser does move and light up just the cd/game does not spin

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2008

    my ps2 is not spinning wts the problem

  • johny123 May 12, 2008

    I've been getting reading problems but now the disk will not spin and there is no response n the tv when i hook the console up and press AV

  • angiebaby17 Aug 30, 2008

    My son's Playstation 2 disk doesn'tspin & just shows the web browser configuration on the screen. I wanted to take it apart but I can't figure out how to do it.

  • antonio-puli Sep 29, 2008

    My PS2 in over a month and when I finally get into the mood to play some games The disc won't spin. I took it out to my neighbor and he plugged it in the disc started spinning. So we went inside hooked it up to the TV and tried it again but the disc would not start spinning like it did out side. I've tried my other games and CDs nothing works. At one point It started saying "Reading Disc" then the game would show up but then disappear and it would do it over again.

  • Anonymous Nov 10, 2008

    Slim

    model #: SCPH-70003

  • fusionmixer Nov 30, 2008

    When I put a game in and then turn my ps2 on it goes straight to the broswer screan. I try again with an different game and the same thing happens. Can someone help me please!

  • liltez Dec 06, 2008

    I have not played my ps2 in a while and when i want to play it the disc wont spin

  • Anonymous Feb 17, 2009

    man i got 3 ps2s and i hooked them allup one after another and nuthin (it may be over heated)

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    I got this PS2 from a Friend and he's had it for a couple years or so.But after I had it for like 3 months It wont spin The disk's it's Really pissing me off Can you help?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2009

    this happened to me aswell so i put pressure on the top of the ps2 and it startes working when i let go it stops working so i put some videos on top but when playing a game it will freeze and stop working

  • Beavith May 04, 2009

    I've had this thing for about 4 years now. about 6 months ago, i couldn't play DVD's on it. most of my games still work on it, but some of the newer games havent (like guitar hero metallica). whenever i put the disk in i hear a small ticking sound, but nothing happens.

  • jamesbrooks6 May 04, 2009

    i have a ps2 game that i love to play but it doas not work it says reading disc for about 3sec. and then it stops and i dont know what to do?

  • goshobud May 06, 2009

    After a year and a half of ownership, ps2 slim doesnot spin disks--games do not work.

  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    I have the same problem. I put in the disc and I try spinning it myself and the post stops it. I close it and it makes a small ticking noise. Its sooooo frustrating! Can someone help me?

  • Anonymous May 11, 2009

    GRRRR!!!!
    IM SO F***IN PIST!!!
    THIS SH** WONT SPIN I THINK THE ROTATING THING IS NOT MOVIN FOR SOME OTHER REASON I THINK IT MITE BE INTERNAL....DOES ANYONE KNOW ANY DAM WAY I CAN FIX IT AT HOME WITH OUT HAVING TI GOT TO SOME PRICY PLACE TO FIX IT!!!!!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

  • chrisfield May 14, 2009

    same problem, disc wont spin... but i've checked the lid for any breakages, and the disc brake, and that all works fine... the motor is fucked i think, can't be sure tho.

    I'm especially pissed cause my backwards compatible 60g ps3 just got stolen from my house couple weeks ago.....

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I had the same problam and i fixed it. Open your disk lid, and at the back on the right there's a small white bit touching the disk. You can push it back and it will spring forward again. Get a tiny bit of tape and stick it back but make sure there is no tape near where the disk will spin. Free and worked for me.

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There's a post built into the Lid . It's the disc brake. When you put the lid down , it moves the brake out of the way allowing the disc to spin. If the post is broken , the brake stays on. No spin.
Either buy a new lid or find something to replace the post and glue it where the other one was.

Post dimensions are bout 0.080" by 0.250"

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Hi Demonskid.

 

You could have some lint of hair stuck under the disc drive hub. look at closely to see and get it out.

 

The best thing is to know that the Slim laser has a plastic lens, and it will melt.  Do not leave a disc in the powered up PS2 when your not playig with it. If you leave it running with a disc in the system and it is not reading the disc well, over time the Laser will heat up and melt the lens.  If you posted this, how do you not have way of getting parts online. 

Go to www.playstationclinic.com and call them to ask for parts you need, they will send them to you at a very reasonable price.   

 

 

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What you need to do is check to see if the long screw running in line with laser and motor has'nt popped out . It happened to mine, so all you need to do is unscrew 6 screws on the bottom. Unclip the covers, 2 are under back feet, one under sticker which makes warranty void if opened. Turn it back over carefully take off top, then check the screw, if out a bit pop it back in and then it should work.

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All i did was remove the screws from the bottom and removed the top and the rail the lens moves there was a small piece of hair from making it spin

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Same thing happened to me and i just shook my ps2 gently and it worked hope problem dosent reoccur

Posted on Aug 15, 2008

Mine disc dont move either and its not the lid i need help fast!!!

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  • John Allen Jun 02, 2013

    Dito i cleaned it pretty good and i havent played it since brcsudr it eont eork its not dirt!

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For some of you just get some lubricant and oil the rods tht the lens moves on this didnt work for me but has for my friend. mine still wont work ive tried all the above solutions. plz help!!!

Posted on Mar 17, 2010

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both of you needs to clean your lens. how? just buy cd lens cleaner there is a liquid type by dropping 3drops to the brush of your cd cleaner then play this. ther is also the dry type you just play this and wait a few minutes until a notice appears that cleaning procedure is already completed

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