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Hey guys will you help me? Cause my slim ps2 cant read disc I don't know if its the laser or the spin. my baby brother dropped it.. :( Thanks .. pls help ..

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You may have damaged the laser lens or just knocked a wire loose. There are several youtube videos on how disassemble the ps2 slim. Try that and check for any disconneceted ribbon wires. You may just have to buy a new one. You can get one cheap on ebay. Or

Posted on May 17, 2014

  • khris jester May 20, 2014

    I check all of it the spinning the laser works but still can't read disc :(
    Tnx for the help.. good heart..

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SOURCE: My PS2 Slim plays music, black and blue discs, but doesn't play silver discs nor DVDs.

Is this a new problem or has your PS2 always had this issue? You cannot adjust the laser at all and are likely to damage it if you try, you can however clean the laser lens with a CD/DVD cleaning disk and you'd be surprised how often this resolves disk read issues. Some of these units did have a production fault that prevented them from reading DVD's, if your PS2 has had this fault since new and/or is under 12 months old you could probably have had it repaired/replaced by Sony but by opening it you will have invalidated you're warranty.

Posted on Aug 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Disc won't spin,

If your PS2 slim console is chipped for playing fake games then try it by replacing the modification IC otherwise replace the lens with new one and your problem should be solved.

Posted on Aug 22, 2007

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SOURCE: Disks wont spin on new laser

Did you remove the anti static solder blob (point) on your new laser with a soldering iron and solder wick prior to installing it? The symptons your explaining indicate that point is still intact, If so you will need to carefully remove it first then reinstall the laser and try again.

Posted on Sep 20, 2007

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SOURCE: disc doesnt spin , the lens dont move up and down , only lights red

Sounds like a motor issue, not a laser issue.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/PSTwo-Slim-DVD-Drive-Snake-Motor_W0QQitemZ290237209741QQcmdZViewItem?IMSfp=TL080609158a11571

That link is for a new snake motor which moves the laser back and forth

http://cgi.ebay.com.my/Playstation-2-Ps2-PS2-Spindle-Motor-V3_W0QQitemZ250083031090QQihZ015QQcategoryZ11328QQcmdZViewItem

This link is for a new spindle motor.

Posted on Jun 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Ps2 slim spindle dont spin

If your spindle has stopped spinning, it will most likely be 1 of 2 problems. Either your spindle motor has burnt up, or even though it is very unlike, a lead wire that supplies the power to the spindle has became disconnected. Now, if the case it the burnt up spindle motor, there are hundreds of motors for every kind of PS on, of course, E-Bay. If the problem is for some reason, a soldered wire has broken from the motor. It is very simple to re-attach the lead with a quick touch from a soldering iron. I hope this has helped.

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Ps2 slim will not spin disk i have cleaned everything inside everything seems to be working normally yet the disk wont spin


If you have removed the cover and cleaned the glass laser eye lens unit, then the laser lens motor is faulty.

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When after powering up and I had press enter, it would say CAN NOT READ DISC.


There are THREE reasons that a Slim PS2 will not read discs. I will start from most common and end at the least common (almost rare) problem.

1. A bad laser. Lasers labor on Playstation 2 [and all other video game] consoles. They eventually fail, especially if you use your PS2 as a DVD player. You can find Slim PS2 lasers at the following website. They are pretty simple to replace:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/v12laser.html

2. There are two "lid closed" sensors on the Slim Playstation 2. They let the PS2 know that the lid is shut and it should scan for a disc. Sometimes one or both of these sensors can become broken. It doesn't really happen by itself... usually if someone drops the console, one or both of the sensors can break or become dislodged.

3. A Bad Motherboard: This is rare. We mostly see this if someone installed a mod chip into the system and it eventually fails.

Click into the following website for Do It Yourself troubleshooting to determine why your PS2's discs aren't spinning, and how to fix it.

http://store.richspsxparts.com/slpsnospdi1a.html

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Playstation 2 slim will not read discs. disc inserted and door closed still nothing happens. no laser movement, nothing.


There are THREE reasons that a Slim PS2 will not read discs. I willstart from most common and end at the least common (almost rare)problem.

1. A bad laser. Lasers labor on Playstation 2 [and all other videogame] consoles. They eventually fail, especially if you use your PS2as a DVD player. You can find Slim PS2 lasers at the followingwebsite. They are pretty simple to replace:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/v12laser.html

2. There are two "lid closed" sensors on the Slim Playstation 2. Theylet the PS2 know that the lid is shut and it should scan for a disc. Sometimes one or both of these sensors can become broken. It doesn'treally happen by itself... usually if someone drops the console, one orboth of the sensors can break or become dislodged.

3. A Bad Motherboard: This is rare. We mostly see this if someoneinstalled a mod chip into the system and it eventually fails.

Click into the following website for Do It Yourself troubleshooting todetermine why your PS2's discs aren't spinning, and how to fix it.

http://store.richspsxparts.com/slpsnospdi1a.html

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Sony machines have notoriously bad lasers. I find that with the slim if you have a small amount of nail polish remover on a cotton bud and dab the laser (whilst off and without touching the laser) that does the trick

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definately the laser has died.

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Try cleaning the system.
Get a can of dust remover and thoroughly blow out the system.
MAKE SURE NOT TO SHAKE THE CAN OR TURN IT UPSIDE DOWN THIS WILL CAUSE FREEZING LIQUID TO BLOW OVER THE SYSTEM POSSIBLY CAUSING DAMAGE!!!
You will also need a laser lens cleaning kit, both of these items can be purchase @ Wal Mart, Kmart or Target for about $25.00

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First of all the new laser lens will not allow your Slim to read NTSC UC games if you have a PAL european Console.

There is no reason the New laser should have not read the disc unless it Came to you damaged. It sounds like you know how to replace a laser.

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