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Disc spinning problem

I havn't dropped the playstation or it hasn't been dropped as far as i know.....yet when i put any disc in ...it does'nt spin.
normally with any slimline u hear a faint noise as the disc spins...this noice can be heard for 1-2 seconds then that's all................

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This could be hardware related... the disk drive just might be failing you.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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