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Draive wont take discs

My 2yr old somehow manged to squeeze 4 discs into the drive of my ps3!! Took the console apart and took out the discs but now when i go to put in a disc it just makes multiple clicking noises and wont feed the disc. Something in the mechanism is out of place but dont no what. Any ideas?

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  • spookz Nov 06, 2007

    Thanx Dude! All workn and seems to be ok :) ur ryt about needing 3 hands lol. Sony offered to give me a new one when i rang them but they wanted my old console AND £200!!! They said they dont offer a repair service or supply spare parts!! So if 2 yrs down the line something develops a fault what are u spose to do?!! My advice to any1 out there with ps3 is get gadet insurance for your ps3 cos Sony will not look after u out of warranty or for any kind of accidental damage. Now i know how to get multiple discs out or a jammed discs can be done in 15mins and they wanted my console and £200 !!! Sorry for rambling but this company are verging on the criminal!!

  • shaun6422 May 11, 2010

    I am trying to put thedisc player back together with a disc in it. I have figured out how to keep the disc in the guides on the lid of the player, but the front rollers on the base of the player appear that they need to engage to allow the disc to seat properly. What is the trick?



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Hi Spooks,

When you put the Disc drive back together, the mechanism probably did not go togther properly. You have to put it together with a disc in the drive. It is very hard to get the disc player to go back together properly I know. I needed three hands to do it. I done one. It took me several tries, but I finally got it. Another thing, since you have already disassembled your PS3 and need to do it again, go to Radio shack and get some Thermal heat transfer compound, Replace the compound between the heat sinks and processors. The original compound dries up after about a year and will kill your PS3 completely if you do not do this. Good luck,I know its not going to be easy.

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