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Ps3 does not read discs

When i put a disc in my ps3 the green light flashes for a few seconds and the bluray drive makes noise for a little bit. But after that, there is nothing, there is no green light, just the red light indicating power on the right side. It does not read any kind of disc, and i was wondering if there was any way to fix it without replacing the bluray drive-if thats my problem

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HI, this is an optics failuer code. this will usually happen in units of this nature due to high levels of usage. the optical assembly will become unstable at times in this case, allowing the alignment to shift and cuase spin motor failuers. the lens assembly will burn out as well. all of these componets are housed within the drive. It is nessecery to replace the entire drive when a major failre occurs as is in this situation here.

You can also just replace the optical assmebly as well, althouhg this is nto recommended when the is misalaignded(noise when trying to play the disk)

i recommed replacing the Drive. this will fix thsi issue.

Posted on Jul 28, 2009

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    Please excuse those major typo's.

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Try using a cleaning disc..if this does not work ..you can replace the drive or the optical pick or blu-ray laser..I have repaired several ps3's and replaced the drives..

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