Hey, mine just did the same thing, its due to the 2.17 and 2.30 updates causing the laser to spin too fast and burn itself out. phone sony and they will be more than happy to sort the issue out. a new ps3 is on its way to me now. i was very impressed with the service and level of help from the guys at sony.
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Hello The noise is actually a product of dust from a blue ray disc.Over time these discs heat up and leave a residue on the blue ray lens. Try using a lens cleaner to remove dirt and clean lens. Also i read an article that using a wireless controler can also cause freezing of the blue ray.
If it is not reading games,movies, or any sort of disk at all all it does is show the "reading disk" sign on the top right hand corner it most likely means that your blue ray reader died. That happened to me, i had to contact Sony to get it repaired. Of course i before hand i would recommend you to turn off system for a while, make sure disk is clean, and retry.
yup laser is done. direct replacement part # is KEM-400AAA if sent to sony the flat rate will be around 180. sucks i know. i sent mine in but it comes back with a little warranty. repairing yourself is pretty hard ive done it. hope that helps.
I left all ready some important help about this issue. I do believe you have a faulty laser since ps3 have 2 diode laser on the same mechanic and each one is independent for loading your disk.You can read dvd movie but no blue ray disk or Ps3 game or vice versa. If you have few minutes look on my other suggestion Fabio
Can you be any more specific? is this a problem with one disk, one type of disk or all disks? What is the exact error you are getting? Are you trying to play a game, play a film, play an audio CD or are you using your PS3 as a Linux computer and trying to open a data disk? have you tried more than one disk?
Without specifics there's just no way to guess what the problem is.
Normally ps1-ps2-ps3 has Red laser beam lens system. So it cannot read Blue ray disks. its not possible until you change it lens system. there are some commericially available Blue laser lens system. Buy one and fix it with authorised service personnel. all the best