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Disc error - ps3 constantly loading but disc not read. I went on youtube and saw that this is a common problem, but no common solution.

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This is normally because the laser on the drive is slightly off. The good thing is that you can fix this yourself it is quite simple.

Or of course you can send it in to be fixed it is up to you.

If you send it in you will have to pay out about $130 to get it fixed.

So if you re-set the laser you will be fine.

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