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I just bought this PS3 from a pawn shop and it wont read PS3 disks. It will read and play PS2 game discs (some games have a few glitches, but most work fine). I'm not sure how the system differentiates between blu ray and dvd discs, but my guess is that the blue ray portion has failed and needs to be replaced. Any advice?

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Yes you guess right blu-ray has failed. You need to swap the laser out. If I were you I would return to pawnshop and let them know you want either all your money back or at least a partial refund to cover repair costs.

You could repair yourself ($50) or find a local tech / company to fix ($100) or have Sony replace (150+)

Let me know if you have any specific questions and I can help :)

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