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PS3 cd drive spindle moter is broken!! need replacement

What should i do if my PS3 Dvd drive spindle moter is not working?

i first thought it was the optical laser.... but after taking it apart im sure it is not

I bought this PS3 from a 3rd party without a warranty so please dont waste both of our time and tell me to just send it into sony

i was thinking of buying a new Cd drive replacement which costs around $100, but there are two versions. One being kar410-aca and another kar400-aaa( not the correct spelling)

and if it is possible to buy another optical drive from another product?

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You have to use the same one. There are only two kinds: single laser, dual laser. (kes-400a / kes-410)

The laser is the problem, not the motor. the motor won't spin because the laser has to be in working condition. sounds weird, I know....but that's just the way it is.

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What if the laser is workin took mine apart and i can see the laser movin back and forth and i see the laser tryin to read the disc.can i just replace spindle motor and if so how mine is the kem 410aca backwards compatible

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I need to replace my lens in my PS3 but have seen a couple of model types. KEM 400 AAA or KES 410 ACA Can some one please tell me which one...

LOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PS3 FOR THE MODEL TYPE.. THEN TYPE THAT MODEL INTO EBAY SEARCH FIELD TO SEE ITEM NUMBERS.. SINGLE EYE IS THE OLDER VERSION DUAL EYE IS THE NEWER VERSION AND CHEAPER.. REPLACE BOTH LENS AND SPINDLE SO YOU DONT HAVE TO OPEN IT AGAIN AFTER YOU GET IT FIXED..

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    I need to replace my lens in my PS3 but have seen a couple of model types. KEM 400 AAA or KES 410 ACA Can some one please tell me which one...

    LOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PS3 FOR THE MODEL TYPE.. THEN TYPE THAT MODEL INTO EBAY SEARCH FIELD TO SEE ITEM NUMBERS.. (400)SINGLE EYE IS THE OLDER VERSION.. (410) DUAL EYE IS THE NEWER VERSION AND CHEAPER.. REPLACE BOTH ($11-$40)LENS AND ($5-$15)SPINDLE SO YOU DONT HAVE TO OPEN IT AGAIN AFTER YOU GET IT FIXED..

    I need to replace my lens in my PS3 but have seen a couple of model types. KEM 400 AAA or KES 410 ACA Can some one please tell me which one...

    LOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PS3 FOR THE MODEL TYPE.. THEN TYPE THAT MODEL INTO EBAY SEARCH FIELD TO SEE ITEM NUMBERS.. (400)SINGLE EYE IS THE OLDER VERSION.. (410) DUAL EYE IS THE NEWER VERSION AND CHEAPER.. REPLACE BOTH ($11-$40)LENS AND ($5-$15)SPINDLE SO YOU DONT HAVE TO OPEN IT AGAIN AFTER YOU GET IT FIXED..

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