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Ps3 will not read any disks

It was working fine on christmas day until when i started it on on boxing day, it would not read any disks i have formatted the hard drive 3 times i have cleaned the lens but it still does not read any disks. can anyone help or tell me how i can fix it??

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  • 18471 Feb 10, 2008

    my ps3 is not readig any disk

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    My ps3 dose not read disks what

    do i do

  • kuyfvnmgfnmg Jun 16, 2008

    My ps3 does the same.
    Its pissing me off.
    How do I fix it?????

  • Anonymous Jul 04, 2008

    while i was playing MGS4 my ps3 froze and now it cant any discs at all!

  • Anonymous Jul 31, 2008

    i have the same problem it will show the little cd at the top but doesnt allow me to play the game.

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    ps3 won't play anything

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  • TYLER Sep 24, 2008

    my ps3 was working fine. now only lets you play for a little than stop loading. i got spiderman3 on bluray with my ps3 and ive watched before on it along with plenty of other bluray movies. and now it does not even read them and makes a soft clicking sound while trying to. COD4 will let you play one round and then when its finding another game it completely freezes. help me please

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    accepts disk then nothing also when the picture displays it is black and white and blury

  • jewles946 Nov 06, 2008

    i am having the same problem and the only thing i have found that worked was reformatting but i have to do it before i play everytime i turn the machine on

  • Devion Nov 17, 2008

    I reset my ps3 5 times then i cleaned my lens but it still didn't work can you tell how to fix

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    I have the same problem. Wont read anything going into the disc drive.

    We had a problem with XBOX 360 outside of warranty which Microsoft agreed to replace no arguments.

    This system is 13 months old and only just out of warranty wonder if Sony are going to be as cooperative when i contact them tomorrow.

  • avaz4 Dec 22, 2008

    look my ps3 does not work either after i was playing a game final fantasy 12. right after i passed a mission the system frezzed and when i turn it back on it didnt read my cd....

    i done aloit of thing like reseting it and cleaning it but it hasent work plaese i need help i dont have any warranty..

  • garrettgunsh Dec 26, 2008

    it worked great till today I started a new game got about 15 min. and it froze had a disk with a ? mark flashing in top lefthand corner and aint played since

  • Anonymous Dec 31, 2008

    my ps3 doesnt read any disk can you help me how to fix it plzz.

  • bobdidge21 Jan 05, 2009

    It wont read any of my games

  • Anonymous Jan 13, 2009

    it wont read disc

  • Anonymous Jan 26, 2009

    i have the same problem ive been told because reg dvds and ps2 disks scratch the blue ray lens so im having it replacement

  • pilgrimwagnr Mar 04, 2009

    Please help. Electronic companies continue to ******* in the ***. My ps3 stopped working and the only phone number I could find to call disconnected me after 5 minutes of navigating through the rediculous automated menu. I better not have to ******* pay to get it fixed after what happened with my xbox. Its time to ******* riot, who's with me?

  • havard01 May 11, 2010

    PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Unreadable disc, sound problem etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog



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I think that we should all gang up and flood sony's inbox with complaints. I mean come on all of us are having the same problem. maybe if we do this we might be able to get something done. I bought my ps3 off of ebay so of course i have no original receipt so i am one of the unlucky people who have to pay the 149 to get their problem fixed.

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  • jewles946 Nov 06, 2008

    Hey everyone, I have contacted a law firm that is acquiring info for a
    possible class action lawsuit. Especially for people who live in
    California, but everywhere else too: Please have all of your
    information DOCUMENTED! Write down when your PS3 stopped working and
    why, whether you have a receipt or not, when or if you contacted Sony,
    what was the outcome with Sony, if this defect has ever happened
    before, and what Sony is going to do to remedy this for you. Take all
    the info and email it to:
    and write in the subject line "Sony Playstation 3". Additionally, if
    any of you are on another site or are blogging, repost this to spread
    the word. Good luck all!


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Two things it could be. Either corrupted disc (formatting will not help this since it's caused by moving the unit while running, damaging the disc and not corrupting files) or your BRD is malfunctioning. If it is only on games and not on movies, I would say it's the HDD, if it's on everything, then the BRD. You can get repair parts on Ebay for the BRD by punching in KES-400AAA and it takes about 15 min. for an expert and about an hour and a half for a newbie to replace. Good luck.

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You can fix this it is the laser that is slightly off key use a good guide >> or you can send it in and get it fixed.

Not very hard to fix to be honest you can do it at home.

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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

My ps3 as brok it will not read **** i think it is brd were can i get one form

Posted on Mar 12, 2008

Ring sonys surport line and they will give a a different one and take your away for free if your blu ray has gone in a couple of days but only if it's still undrew warrenty

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Yeah you need to send the ps3 into the sony. there has been a lot of problem with the 40GB ps3 the BLUE RAY lens is what has been going out. Once that's out nothing you can do about it. Another **** *** thing is you will have to pay $149 to get a refurbished ps3 NOT a NEW one. This is why i deal with Xbox nrothers and sisters!


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Hope yours is still under warranty. thats all i can say brother . NAU.

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I insert a movie or game and the game will not read it at all.

Posted on Sep 24, 2008

Taking my ps3 back for repair, the disc drive is broken or the laser has gone, thankfully i insured it. i have read alot of posts with people having the same problem. i have only had it 4 months this should not be happening. i was in the middle of a game when it said please insert disc, which was already in there, i took it out cleaned it and tried again, it wouldn't read it, tried blu-ray and other game discs and it wouldn't read those either, mine is a 60gb ps3 but alot of 40gb ps3 have the same problem recently.

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    you have to pay though


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So what happens if the ps3 no longer reads

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I need help bad my ps3 is so messed up i was playing resitance fall of man it came to a spot it froze to black i restarted it and it wont read any discs now its a 60 gig i spent almost 1000 on it its not suppose to have any glitchs im so pissed

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