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  • muzzle1979 Jul 01, 2008

    I've had the same problem.  I was watching a blu ray and suddenly it stopped working and now will not recognize if there is a disc in the drive.

  • Olliew130 Nov 08, 2008

    Ive got the same thing right now :(

    I was playing MOH:Airborne and it just froze up.
    I switched it off and a couple of days later it played GTA 4 ok.

    But lately it reads NOTHING! It wont read ANY discs.
    Ive tried moving it ,dusting it and looking all over the internet for a solution and it seems that ill have to get a new laser....is this true?


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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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For uk users! i have had same problem, i was told to ring sony on 08705 99 88 77. they will pick up the ps3 fix it and deliver it free of charge even if it isnt under warranty.

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This is a dirty or bad bluray drive which seems to be the same as the 3 rings of death for the 360..
Buy a cd laser cleaner and try that if it does not work your laser diode is bad and a new laser is 50$ via ebay.. if you dont want to get to technical then you can buy a drive for 120ish and switch them out.

Sony will charge 150$ + to fix it other then that there is no way around it.. and I believe you need a proof of purchase to get the warranty. I really hope the cd cleaner works but if not then your stuck...

You can sell it on ebay and if its a 60gb you can get about 200 for it... then buy a like new 40gb ps3 for 300ish I have seen just consoles sell at 290 incl shipping. Best of luck!
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