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Wont play dvd's or blue rays but will play games

My console is reading games but when i put in a dvd or blueray the screen just goes blank. I have tried to bring up the menu screen with a game then eject it and put in a dvd but its not letting me access the settings etc My PS3 is loading all of my games but not any dvd's. It has "No Signal" when anything but a game is put in. Even when playing the game, you can open a menu but it asks you to quit your game first. Once I quit the game, "No Signal" comes back up.

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Sounds like the lens servo my be ought , this is the small motor that ajust the lens between playing a game, movie, or blu-ray

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