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Ps2 disk spinner won't spinn


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  • eddie28 Apr 13, 2008

    my ps2 slim spinner wont spin to read my game

  • rev-getchell Aug 10, 2008

    I would like to know how to take it apart in order to have a look in the inside to see if I can fix the problem

  • rwk007 Oct 05, 2008

    My power recently went out, and when it did not only did it kill my Wii (which I think needs a new power adapter plug) but also seems to have messed up my PS2 (slim) which when I insert a disk, simple goes green, fidgets, and resets to red. If I have to take it apart, how do I? What else can anyone recommend??

  • aekinsjohn Oct 05, 2008

    wont spin help

  • whaaat Nov 30, 2008

    disc wont play

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    My spinner is not jammed or anything, but it just wont spin!

  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2009

    the spinner on my ps2

    won't spin.

  • da_white4361 Mar 09, 2009

    PS2 spinner will not work

  • wasiu alabi May 11, 2010

    i have a slim playstation2,if i on the power switch it will turn back to red please send the solution to my mail box,



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My disk stopped spinning on my playstation 2 slim so how do i fix it

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Mine was dropped and I had the same problem. When I took it apart. the corkscrew that runs the laser back and fourth came out of its bracket on the end opposite the motor, I pushed it back in place and it is working great again. Take a look there.

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

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Hi.. i have a sp2 slim and whenever i put a game in it tries to read it and continues to try forever.. it cant ever read it. i think its the spinner, not spining it fast enough.. can anyone help me?

Posted on Nov 10, 2009

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Hey, My PSP also dropped and it had the same problem; Not spinning the disc, let alone reading it.
So I took it apart. Here's The link if you want to know how the ***** it is 'taken' apart.

In my case it was just spinning rod from the motor that was unhooked, so I hooked it up, (Be careful there's a bearing in the small black knob at the end of it) and my PS2 worked.

Posted on Aug 25, 2009

I have the same problem and i was told to replace the spinner with one from an old cd player. that or just oil it and wipe it clean.

Posted on Oct 19, 2008

How the ****** i take it apart

Posted on Jul 08, 2008

Hi i have newiy bought a ps2slim it not spinng

Posted on Apr 22, 2008

Clean your System.

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****(( tip and trick for scratched disks ))****
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no t-shirts dish towels that will just add more scratches
remember start at the center wipeing out to the edge.

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