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PS3 makes clicking noise, wont read disk...

My PS3 is currently out of commission. After working fine for 2.5 years, it's no longer reading a disk. It clicks for for about 4 seconds upon putting in the disk then it stops. Then it clicks about 4 seconds upon ejecting. While the disk is in, there's no message or anything on the screen. The main PS3 screen looks completely normal except for the fact that the game/movie just doesn't show up. The PS3 also acts completely normal outside of reading the disk. I've searched for anyone with a matching problem and it seems that people get a message saying "disc read error" or blank screen or other things which i don't get. The clock in the top right might spin for about 2 seconds during the click but that's it. Is this a problem with the lens? the bluray? I did the full system restore and that didnt help. I dont have a problem working on it...i'd just like to know where to start.

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The only thing to do is get it checked. If you got yours a while after it came out you have a bad lazer. (thing that reads discs) you have 2 get it fixed. Play n trade is who i reccomend. google them. PS: my gamertag is NEROROTT I have all call of duties + a few others like borderlands

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  • ealegria4554 Jul 11, 2010

    I had a similar problem except with out the beeping, what i did, i held the standby button until you hear a double beep, u might have to do this two times, then, itll take yoi to a menu where itll let restore, format, or restar the system, pick the option that says " rebuild database" the ps3 will rebuild all save files and everything on it, you wont lose anything, and it should be able to read the disk after that, but idk how to fix the clicking noise

  • americafan Oct 10, 2010

    the exact same thing happend to me and i dont know how to fix it

  • americafan Oct 10, 2010

    same thing happend to me and i did the rebuild data base and also did nuber 3 on the menu and niether worked

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