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Loading mechanism on ps 3 doesnt work

The loading mechanism on my PS 3 will not work. I can put the disc in but the loading mech will not pull the game in like its supposed too.
The only time it will load is when you put the disc in when the system is switched of then when you switch it on it will load the disc and work fine. But to get another game in I have to eject, switch off load then switch on which is a right pain in the arse.
Does anybody have any solutions.
Oh I also removed 4 discs from it the other day as the youngest thought it was hungry but it still worked after that.

Cheers
Lee

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