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Disk wont spin

Ok I am such an amateur and tried to fix a scrached eye,I found 2 broken PS2's for parts. I switched out the eye and the motor for the eye and now the disk wont spin, it spins for like a second and nothing more. got it to spin on a few tryes but it said disk read error. Thats when i knoticed the eye not moving so i replaced the motor for it and now the eye moves but the disk wont spin is it the motor or is the laser eye useless. i dont want to tare apart my PS2 again i spent too many hours on it already. I only bought the damn thing for 40 bucks. should i try to fix it or is it a loss cause and i should buy a new one...???? ***For an AMITURE I give myself Kootoes (sp???) to Me! for being a blond and not really knowing what the hell im doin..... Damn can some one help me!

BTW Im not a complete MORAN

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Are you a cute blond? i give you alot of credit, but your going about it wrong.
1.you need to know if there is red/blue coming out of the laser.
2.is the laser focusing (moving up and down)
3.the spindle height has to be at the correct height for the laser to read the disk (thus spinning it) and the spindle also had had problems with this unit. (you can clean it up )
4. once it spins the disk it has to read the TOC (table of contents)which means it has to move to the inner most part of the cd
5 send me you name address and if your busy friday! lol

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