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Playstation sony playstation 3 does not read the disc

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  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    whenever i insert a disc in the drive nothing happens. It dosn't start up or even say there is a disc in the drive!!

  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2009

    Yes I have the same problem

    The only thing I found out was to send it back to SONY

    for repairs for $159.00

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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

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Your drive is shot

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I will advice you clean the lens of your ps3 player, cleaning the lens of the ps3 player will make the ps3 player read the disc, if the problem is not solve after cleaning the lens, it means, you will need to replace the lens on your ps3, the lens might be weak that it can no longer read any disc or play any game. the two options above should fix the problem of your ps3.

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Try calling Sony.

1-800-345-7669
Thats their Playstation hotline or whatever. Just tell them your problem. Make sure your under warrenty.

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