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Console It will play dvds but not the ps3 games

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Hi,

This is a very common problem on the Ps3 and is the first sign that your Bluray drive is malfunctioning.

Sometimes you can resolve it by gently cleaning the lens with a Q-Tip and isopropyl alcohol but most often the lens itself will need replacing.

I have included this excellent walk-through on how you can do this yourself. Please be sure the console is disconnected from the mains supply before carrying out any of this type of work.

http://www.supermodchips.com.au/pages.php?pageid=36

Otherwise the unit will have to be returned to Sony who generally replace the whole drive unit including the lens. Cost from Sony is $150 to make the repair.

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Posted on Nov 17, 2009

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