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When I place a game in the console it says to open tray

It will say close tray after I place a game in, then read the disc for a second and then says open tray. I have tried blowing air into the drive to clean off the laser with no success.

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1 its the laser . Its not to hard to change out 20.00 D.I.Y or 60.00 - 80.00 for a shop
2 the drive motor is weak little harder to change out. You need to swap pc board from the
old drive to the knew one. 30.00- 40.00 D.I.Y for a shop 80.00 - 90.00

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