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Wont read any disc

My ps3 wont read any disc just the bubble icon keeps goin and goin...and called sony cant do anything cuz i bought it off ebay even if it was brand new in the box still sealed and they will charge me 150 to fix it with 90day warrenty but not promises it will be fixed and stay fixed...is there another option.? can i fix it my self?

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  • QUPNCY90 Mar 15, 2008

    yeah i have the same problem, i was playing a game my ps3 froze after the restart it wouldnt play any games...

  • qjquinn Mar 15, 2008

    I ran the update, and then about an hour and a half later in the middle of playing Uncharted, it asked me to re-insert the disk. Which I did to no avail.

    I rebooted the machine and then the PS3 would not recognise anything in the Blu-Ray drive.

    I've just been on the phone to Sony and they're just going to replace it.

    They did not ask where I bought the console, only when. My machine was registered online when I bought it, so maybe the warranty works off that.

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read error, unreadable disc 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 look all over the net but could't find anything, until i found a site that said they
could show me how to fix any problem with my ps3. At first i was not so
sure about ordering the manual but i did, whats $5 plus i used paypal, but
long story short i fix my ps3, i recomend this site www.gameme.20fr.com
i hope this help you like it help me.

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I look all over the net but could't find anything, until i found a site that said they
could show me how to fix any problem with my ps3. At first i was not so
sure about ordering the manual but i did, whats $5 plus i used paypal, but
long story short i fix my ps3, i recomend this site www.gameme.20fr.com
i hope this help you like it help me.

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