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Doesnt want to read disc

But sometimes it lets me play. when im playing all of sudden there no sound and it freezes

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Try cleaning the disc properly using a lint-free cloth or a microfiber cloth (usually included with eyeglasses) from the center to the edge all around.

If that does not help, the ps3 might be having heat issues. Use compressed air or the hose of a vacuum to blow/**** all of the dust from the vent holes on the front, back, and side. Also, make sure that the ps3 has enough space around it so that air can circulate around properly.

Hope this helps,
Randy

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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