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Disk Read Error

My UK launch ps3 has just stopped reading BR disks. it will sometimes load them up but they will freeze within a couple of minutes.
how would i be best to go about getting this fixed? would Sony still fix it or replace it if it is out of warranty?
i have heard this has become quite a common problem, especially among launch 60gb ps3's.

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  • caroutila Jun 30, 2008

    i was playing fifa soccer 08 when suddenly the game had no sound so i quit the game and then i turned of the console and now i cant play any of my games. sometimes i can play but it freezes again after a couple of minutes

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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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Yes they will for a minmal fee of 180$ AHAHAHAH what a joke..
no they wont fix it for free.. it is cheaper to fix it yourself.
O you have to have the original recipet to even get it fixed if its in warranty.
Anyways get a lense cleaner they do have cd lens cleaners and try that first! 10$ 5quid your saves you a bunch!

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