Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

4 Answers

Disc reading my ps3 doesnt read my game disc anymore nothing shows up when i put it in

Posted by on

  • 3 more comments 
  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:


    www.PS3RepairsGuide.com

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    no longer reading games dvds work ok tried every game i have no result

  • Anonymous May 07, 2008

    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:


    www.PS3RepairsGuide.com

  • Cody Brooke
    Cody Brooke May 08, 2008

    I have the same problem. Games will not even show up when i put them in.

    I do not have a recipt because of my wallet getting stolen so now sony wants me to pay them with a credit card when i am only 17. This really makes me mad. One guy said a class action lawsuit is being filed against sony for this.

    Here is his Post not mine i did his instructions and i am waiting for reply. Shoj is his name, his orginal post.



    "Hey everyone, I have contacted a law firm that is acquiring info for a possible class action lawsuit. Especially for people who live in California, but everywhere else too: Please have all of your information DOCUMENTED! Write down when your PS3 stopped working and why, whether you have a receipt or not, when or if you contacted Sony, what was the outcome with Sony, if this defect has ever happened before, and what Sony is going to do to remedy this for you. Take all the info and email it to: info@millslawfirm.com and write in the subject line "Sony Playstation 3". Additionally, if any of you are on another site or are blogging, repost this to spread the word. Good luck all!"

  • Cody Brooke
    Cody Brooke May 09, 2008

    Ok i called sony they will not replace it because i have no ******* proof of purchase. The blue ray thing is not broken. When i Reformat the long *** one that takes 2hrs 29mins on my ps3 is over i can play the game i have in the system. But soon on it freezes and will not read any game. PLEASE HELP i am talking to a lawyer right now he said we have a really good case. If you want in on it please write me and i will give you in instructions. cody_fledaboy_brooke@yahoo.com

×

4 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 17 Answers

Could be dirt on Blu-ray lens

To allow the drive to read 25GB worth of info, the Blu-ray lens is placed very close to the disc surface
-somewhere between 0.1 and 0.3 millimeters. Here's the potential problem. The Blu-ray disc is coated with Zircon, a substance almost as tough as diamond. When the disc heats up it could undergo warping. Since the Zircon is stiffer than Al Gore, the disc can only warp downwards towards the lens.
"Guess what happens when you run Zircon over glass at 2000rpm?" asks Jim. The heart-stopping answer: you're going to need a new Blu-ray lens. What does that mean to PS3 gamers? "Who can say? To be honest, I'd expect any drive or disc to fail in some way if it was being rattled about whilst trying to run and the Xbox 360 is a prime example, " says Jim. "But it'll be interesting to see how the PS3 is treated by the public when in use and to see what errors are thrown up by the Blu-ray drives. As I said, the tolerances in the Blu-ray system unlike HD DVD, don’t leave much room for 'user error.'"
http://www.ps3guide.info

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 25 Answers

PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like disc read error, unreadable disc etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

Posted on Mar 13, 2009

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 4 Answers

THere is an error with your Blu-Ray driver.. It happened to me too.. Had to send it to the respective country i bought it from and Sony were very Helpful in replacing the console since it was under warranty!! Hope yours is too!!

Posted on May 08, 2008

Seems to me that your BluRay drive died.. time to call SONY and schedule a repair.

Posted on May 07, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My ps3 wont read discs


your blue ray player is broken you have to send it back to sony if you have warrenty its free but if you dont its $150

Apr 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

2 Answers

Ps3 wont read games


Try shutting down the ps3, unplug it from the wall and replug it. If it continues to not read it, try another game. If it can't read another game try a blu-ray movie if you have one. If it doesn't ready any of those then your blu-ray laser has failed. If that's the case then you will need to call Sony for a repair =(.

Hope this helps.

Aug 16, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

2 Answers

PS3 wont read any games, dvds or cds


I have the same problem. My PS3 stopped reading any bluray discs. The spinning circle in the top right corner will come on for a few seconds when a disc is inserted, but then nothing. I found a work-around to get it to read discs though. You have to have a bluray disc in the drive (game or movie) and start a downloaded game or Playstation Home. Once the game or Home loads, hit the PS button on the controller. The crossbar menu will pull up and you will notice the disc icon will (magically) pop up. Click the quit game icon. Once you are out of the downloaded game or Home the disc icon will still be there. You can then load the game or disc. The icon will remain there until you eject the disc, so you will have to repeat this every time you want to load a game. Although this is a workaround to prevent Sony from gouging you for $150+, this is still not a fix. A fix would be for Sony to admit they have a money making firmware problem and fix it. This fix will only work if you don't have an actual hardware failure (which I apparently don't). I think a class action lawsuit is in order for everyone that has this problem and especially for those who have shelled out the money to fix something that is firmware related. I'm sure Sony will only fix the firmware to make this workaround not work anymore so as not to lose their little cash flow scheme.

Jun 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Wont load games


sounds like it could be a dirty lens buy a lens cleaner disk (bout 10 bucks) this should fix your problem

May 28, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

2 Answers

Discs


PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc error, unreadable disc etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog


..

Jan 05, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

My ps3 wont play blue ray discs or my games anymore


if your ps3 doesnt play ANY games or dvds, that may mean that the eye on the ps3(the thing that reads the disks and dvds) is malfunctioning, not moving efficiently enough to procces the disk, not recognizing the encrypted code on the disks, or the optical eye could even be scratched. the disk feed could also not be feeding the disk in far enough for the eye to read it. i would definitly suggest calling customer service and/or bringing the ps3 to an A+ certified technition to "diagnose" your problem.

Oct 14, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

1 Answer

Not reading any disk


PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read error etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

Oct 09, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

3 Answers

PS3 wont read discs


maybe ur system is corrupt so u might have to contact sony and ask them about it, did ur games work fine before?

May 13, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

2 Answers

Not read


turn off the system, restart by pushing green button hold until it clicks twice it should help..

Apr 21, 2008 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

Not finding what you are looking for?
Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console Logo

232 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Sony Video Game Consoles & Games Experts

Iron
Iron

Level 3 Expert

3018 Answers

shaun taylor

Level 3 Expert

1454 Answers

marley mcelhinney

Level 3 Expert

490 Answers

Are you a Sony Video Game Console and Game Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...