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Playstation 2 Doesn't read the disc and a noisy vibration coming from the console.

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The little thing that reads the disk..i call it the eye, probably has a short or something, but im willing to bet that that one piece is causeing the problems!

Posted on Nov 06, 2007

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Spindle motor wont spin and lens are clicking ! ps2 slim problem!

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The disc wont read or spin

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I have had my ps2 for 3 years now. The power turns on but it seems that the console is not reading the games. what should I do?

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Playstation 3 wont read disc can someone help it doesnt read disc at all we have cleaned the disc and nothing is working, someone said the bd drive could be bad if so how do we fix as this is out of...

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My children's playstation did the same thing. I'm not sure if you have the slimline model or not however, I went into the Sony Playstation website under their troubleshooting section:

Take Disc Out
Restart System
In the Menu Press Triangle for the Version Info Screen
Highlight Console option and press triangle
Press x and highlight on press x again
Press o 2 times to go back into the main menu
Insert Disc
Highlight Browser
Press X to Read Disc

This did work for me but I did have to do it twice.

I hope this helps you

Nov 08, 2007 | Sony PlayStation 2 (PS2) Console

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