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Overheated, or really broken?

That was summer, but it wasnt that hot...we're playing with my ps2, but then of a sudden turned off...we quickly checked it, then it smelled like burning plastics, or sumthing. it turned on again, but this time, cant read the cd...it just left a round scratch on my cd near the center..seems like it was scratched while running, and it hapend on other cd's too...

my ps2 starts, but doesnt recognize my games now than it usually does...

now we repaired it to a tchnician...

i just wana ask if i could stil fix that one on my own, rather than spending money for its repairs...

thnx..

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  • bloode bloode Jan 06, 2008

    yeah, d tech was saying he was about to change sumthing like a modchip inside my ps2...but he also told me not to use the console on watching dvd's after the mod, otherwise, it would be damaged....

    but he wasnt able to tell me exctly what hapend to my ps2, but i suspect it's overheating...but not so sure bout that...

  • bloode bloode Jan 06, 2008

    maybe i shud let the tech do the repairs, thnx alot for ur help...

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Sounds like the laser is touching the cd, some times the disk on the motor will slide down causing this and ps2 had problems with the motor ic buring out.
check this site out,.
http://www.mod-chip.com/index-cart-us.php?go=en/select_ps2_main.htm

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