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My PS3 plays PS2 games fine, but freezes up when playing PS3 games. When it freezes up on the ps3 games, the main console menu still works fine. How do I get my PS3 to play PS3 games without freezing?

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  • jakepd51 May 29, 2010

    DVD's work but Blu-rays freeze up. Blu-ray sound works

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The issue is the Blu-Ray diode. If one disc stops working 100% of the time but the other two types still work (DVD and CD) then the blu-ray diode died. The good news is that a handy person can fix it for about $45. Just do your research and watch a few youtube videos on replacing the laser and opening the case to make sure you are comfortable. I just did it and it was fine. You can buy the laser assembly on eBay, just make sure you go local and get a warranty. Don't buy overseas.

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More than likely it's a problem with the laser.

Can you try playing a blu-ray movie to test for sound?

What happens?

Posted on May 27, 2010

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