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Game won't play

I've posted this before and so have other owners cleaning the disc does not make the game work. i need to know what to do because it seems as though the game is not spinning to be read.

would someone that knows whether it would be worth it to take to the shop please answer this question.

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I beleave you can use a key or similiar to press down the switch which the cover presses down when its closed.

That should make the playstation think that the cover is closed and start to read the disk after you power it on. there you could see if it spins it or not.

If it doesnt spin even if the cover is closed then I supose some repairs need to be done.

I'm not sure if its worth it.

heres one being sold for less than 20 usd

http://cgi.ebay.com/PLAYSTATION-1-CONSOLE-1-CONTROLLER-7-GAMES_W0QQitemZ120249746419QQihZ002QQcategoryZ62054QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


heres another
http://cgi.ebay.com/LOT-OF-2-PLAYSTATION-SYSTEMS-1-CONTROLLER-1-HOOKUP_W0QQitemZ280219235151QQihZ018QQcategoryZ62054QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


I think it might be cheaper to buy a working one instead of replaceing the parts, the mechanic probably charges 20 alone for the work.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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