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Wont spin disc

I have a slimline ps2. its probably only a year old. suddenly it wont spin the disc. it does for like two seconds when i turn it on but then it stops and wont start again. it doesnt register that there is a disc inside at all and just sits on the browser thing doing nothing.

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That is a reader burn out and needs to be repaired as the unit inside needs to be taken apart if unable to repair then it will have to be replaced

Posted on May 29, 2009

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