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Disk won't spin

A while ago, it was working. Then suddenly it won't. The disk doesn't spin, but it doesn't say anything about error reading disc. It goes directly to the browser screen.

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  • niknam taken Dec 31, 2007

    after console was dropped disk wont spin.laser does not move.will only show browser

  • M4R1O Mar 23, 2008

    my ps2 was playing fine for a couple of hours but then it stopped working after i turned it of...then when i wanted to play again the disk didnt want to spin and it only went to the browser menu.

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My sons playstation 2 went to browser and after reading the only one solution of putting a cup on top of it, we did try that but we found that the problem was the silver piece had moved, so after we moved the silver piece toward the middle toward where the disk goes, then closed it, and put a little pressure on top and you could feel it turning , then we opened it back up, the silver part had moved back again, but the playstation started back working then without any pressure.. so my suggestion is move the silver part close to where the disk goes.and it will move itself back....It sure worked for us..I was beginning to think money down the drain for this playstation 2....thank God it worked so maybe it will work for you...

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

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There's a post built into the Lid . It's the disc brake. When you put the lid down , it moves the brake out of the way allowing the disc to spin. If the post is broken , the brake stays on. No spin.
Either buy a new lid or find something to replace the post and glue it where the other one was.

Post dimensions are bout 0.080" by 0.250"

Posted on Mar 24, 2008

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Put something like a cup on top of the lid

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