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My ps2 wont read discs and we tried a disk cleaner

It used to read them then one day they wouldnt work

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Try this:

for a slimline PS2
try cleaning the laser lens with a Q-tip and some rubbing alcohol (not dripping).
gently put the q-tip + alcohol on the laser lens and gently twirl the q-tip.
use the other end of the q-tip to dry it, again twirl it.


for a fat PS2
go here and go to the very end.
www.powerfulguides.com/ps2

hope this helps :D

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

  • khorianne5 Jul 28, 2009

    also, make sure the game disc is clean.

    dirty discs are hard to read.

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Try a cleaning disc, if that does not work, the dvd mech is defective, try using some canned air to blow out debris from the worm gear assembly

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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