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Ps2 will not spin or play

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Re: ps2 will not spin or play

Hi Sam,

You have a few things that could be wrong with your Slim. I placed then in most likely order.

  1. Your laser is melted from working so hard to read a dirty disc for long period of time. You have to get a close look at the lsers lens and supporting frame to see if it is actually melted. Replace the Laser in this case.
  2. Your ribbon cable going from the laser to the motherboard is loose or damaged.
  3. Lint has surrounded your disc spindle motor and will not allow it to spin.
Click on "Repair Directory" at the bottom of this screen. Then on the next page, Click on "Video Game consoles" . Then pick a repair shop that specializes in Playstations. Allowing a repair shop to fix your PS2 will save you some serious frustration.

Posted on Nov 24, 2007

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