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Disc read error

My PS2 wont play any CD'd it says Disc read error. Before cleaning CD worked . I understand I may need to clean laser but dont know procedure. Would appreciate any imput.

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Re: Disc read error

Hi P,

You have to take the case apart first, 6 screw coveres then 6 screws. Pop the top off. Get you a new laser from ebay. Take the solder blob off of the new laser when you get it. The rail to the right of the laser is retained by two holds which are held by a screw each. The arm that connects the laser to the worm gear will have to be placed on the new laser.
If your uncomfortable with replacing a laser or do not have the soldering tools to remove the shipping solder blob, you need to find a repair shop to send your Slim to for repair.
Click on "Repair Directory" at the bottom of this screen. Then on the next page, click on "Video Game Consoles" Pick a good Repair shop dedicated to repairing Playstations.

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