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Slim PS2 won't read CDs

Hello. I just got my slim PS2 replaced and got it to read PS1 discs successfully on the first day; but now, it won't read them at all, only DVDs. Do you know what the problem might be?

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  • Agu Fungus Jan 13, 2008

    Sorry, I meant I had the case of my PS2 replaced.

  • Agu Fungus Jan 13, 2008

    I forgot. It doesn't say disc read error. It says "The disc could not be read",

  • Agu Fungus Jan 13, 2008

    What's the drive motor and where is it?

  • Agu Fungus Jan 15, 2008

    OK, I did what you told me to, but still no luck. I still cannot get it to play the PS1 games (not even the PS2 Action Replay, which is CD based, too). Do you think I should have the laser replaced, because I also tried adjusting the pots and no luck.



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Try cleaning lens with canned air and wipe the rubber ring on the drive motor off with a microfiber towel moistened with rubbing alcohol

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  • DENNIS MITCHELL Jan 14, 2008

    the drive motor is the part that the game disc rides on there is a rubber circular ring around the top of motor you must take covers off the console And drive area to see this

  • DENNIS MITCHELL Jan 14, 2008

    if you have slim just raise door where you put in games you can see the drive motor this is the hub that the game disc attach to there is a rubber circle that the game disc ride on usually has dust on this wheel



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