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PS 2 new and old games keep freezing

I have an old PS2 and games kept freezng. I have cleaned the discs and then tried brand new games and had the same problem. I have replaced the controllers and memory cards, but stll had the same problem.

I have now bought a brand new PS2 and a brand new game and the game still freezes after awhile. I have tried old and new games and cleaned all the disc but they still freeze.

Can anyone please help?

Cheers, blueboys!

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It needs a new laser... it's a pretty common issue with older PS2s. The lasers simply eventually wear out after time. You can get a new laser for the older PS2s at the following website:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/newpl2lakhv.html

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