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PS3 Cannot load any discs, the console appears not to be able to read them the bubble shows but nothing happens, this has only just happened and prior to this I've had no other problems. any help please

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Sounds like a faulty/dirty/bad laser. Call sony 1-800-345-SONY (7669)
ask them what they can do! Normally its at least 168$ charge to get your ps3 back in order unless you are willing to open it up yourself.. if so let me know I can help you find parts and help you fix it.. parts are not to expensive but in the long run it may be better to either sell it as broke or send it in!
Either way you need new parts to fix it so its up to you there is not a solution that is free on this fix!
I do buy broken ps3's and can get you a deal on used or new systems!

Posted on May 27, 2008

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