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80 g ps3 will only read the ps2 games

Worked fine for 6months, now wont read ps3 games but the ps2 games work fine

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Thanx for the advice guy, Thats ****, pay big bucks for this thing and it fails within a years time .

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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Your blu-ray laser has failed. it has three parts, blu-ray, dvd, and cd. They all use different components so when one fails the others still work. Your laser needs to be replaced. I offer that service for $130. I believe sony does it for 140. good luck.

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