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Disc reading error

My playstation 2 won't play any type of disc at all. When I put a disc in it make this wierd ticking noise. When I click browser it all it says it reading disc and nothing ever happens except a couple times it said disc read error. I was wondering how to fix this problem.

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  • Sniper1981 Nov 26, 2007

    I've tried the Q-Tip thingy with the glass cleaner because I have the mini and it was filthy but I cleaned it anyway and it still makes the same clicking noise. Any DVD or PS 2 disc with the DVD symbol will not work at all. It only reads PS1 and music discs. I've about had it with the machine and have almost no chioce but to buy a new one.

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Open the Case.
Clean the lens with Q-tip and Alcohol. This is only if you have the SCPH-30000 through 5000X models. If you have the Slim Ps2 do not use Alcohol on the lens. Use Glass cleaner instead.

Posted on Nov 26, 2007

  • Greg Stokes
    Greg Stokes Nov 28, 2007

    Hi Sniper1,



    Less Expensive to send it off for repair than to buy new. The Newer Video games are going to make you pull you hair out with stress. PS3 and XBOX360 have major problems.



    Click on "REpair Directory" at the bottom of this screen. Click on "Video Game Consoles" on the next screen, then check out the repair shops.

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