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My PS2 won't run my games.

My playstation 2 used to play games fine. Now, whenever i put in a game and turn on the concole, the PS2 menu pops up but it doesn't run the game. What can i do to fix this?

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HI, you will need to preform a lens cleansing by using a cleaning disc. try to recover lens function be cleaning the lens with a good len cleaning disc. if the lens cleaner dose not fix this issue, this will confirm optical lens assembly failure and, you will need to replace the lens assembly in this case.

Just to make sure that this isn't a control fault, unplug the PS2 for 5 minutes. if the unit still freezes up or , the unit will not play the disc, replace the optical lens assembly.

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