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I have an issue with my ps3 slim 250 gb, when i insert a disc into the system it does not load the first time, it makes an odd clicking ejeccted disc sound and will not load. I have to eject and reinsert the disc 3 to 7 times before it appears and loads. This happens with all ps3 game and blue ray discs. My disc aren'n dirty or scratched, nor is my console dirty, its fairly new. Please help.

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Sounds like you have an issue with the blu ray drive itself. This is actually a more common problem with PS3 than many people know. Do not try to fix this yourself as it will void you warranty. Contact Sony as it should still be under warranty and you will need to ship it away and get it fixed.

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