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Psp well i had my psp in the van for like 2 weeks and now it wont read the umd disks. what went wrong?

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Hi it could be something a simple as dust and if you use a blest of air will sometimes cure this problem also had the games been in the van aswell the other problem could bo one of two the first is it could have got damp over night and if this is the cse it will need to be stripped down and all teh board will need to be cleaned before it starts to corode.
the second problem could be if the unit has got to hto then the chances are it isnt going to be cheap to fix you probably wouldnt find the fault yourslef as you will need secialist equipment to test all the circuit equipment on the board to find the problem let me know how you get on.
The only cheap fix is to buy a damaged psp and replace the circuit board you might gt one from auction with damaged screen therefore the board might be ok let me know how you get on

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