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Playstation2 disc error

Playstation started making grinding noses and taking longer to load.
it would then freeze until u tapped the top of unit, eventually its stop working now and only plays playstation1 games.
want to fix myself so want to konw if its my lens or lens cables or both.
Thanks for your time

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  • n4ca Jan 09, 2008

    Thanks for responding. I read that worm gear or coupling gear gets worn and starts making noses. whats your opion on that?

  • n4ca Jan 09, 2008

    Can u tell me how to install a lens in a model scph-50002 (v9) playstation2, pictures or description, both would be nice.

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I can't be for sure, but I believe it's just the lens. What happens is when you put scratched discs into the system, the lens "self-destructs" itself attempting to read the scratches. Hope this helps!

Posted on Jan 09, 2008

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