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My ps3 wouldn't read any cd's/dvd's or even my games

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It can be 2 problems 1 the lens can be dirty so buy a cd lens cleaner from walmart and give it a try or 2 if you are getting a red light or light that stay on when its not suspose to it can be the factorys fault so calll them and talk to them they can help with it if its the system hope this was helpful:)

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Test the dvd/games/cds in another machine (dvd player,cd player another ps3) if the games work then the problem is the discs themselves, however if they dont work, you may need to clean ur ps3 laser with a cue tip or cotton bud or replace the laser assembly all together. Good luck.

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