My ps2 fell and now it doesn't read discs or even spin what to do
I was playing this game with my cousins when one of them pulled the cable an the ps2 slim fell. The game came out when it fell so i put it back in and restarted it. When it was on it came back to the menu page. Browser , system configuration. I put browser and the playstation didn't detect it. I took out the game and cleaned it and put it back in. The ps2 didn't read it still. So i put another game. It didn't read it. None of the games worked. On the browser it didn't even say reading disc. The game didn't even spin. What do i do. Buy a new one or what.
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Even if the game isn't scratched, you should try holding it under a light to see if there are any fingerprints or smudges on the disc. You can try cleaning the disc with a lint-free cloth if you've got one, though I've never had trouble with a cotton t-shirt. Wipe from the center of the disc straight towards the outer edge. Do this for the entire disc and try it again.
If that doesn't work, please update this issue with the error message you're seeing if any. Does the disc show up in the PS2 browser? Do you get a disc read error? Does the screen just go black when you try to play the game?
I just looked at a friend's PS2. Same story, tripped over cord, unit fell to floor. Unit powers up and sys. config. screen comes on but the drive didn't seem to be spinning up. Opened the case and found that the shaft of the drive motor for the laser tray had popped out of it's centering retainer ( little black bushing/holder). With the top off the unit, looking at the unit from the front, on the right side in the rear corner you'll see the motor. The worm shaft (bronze colored rod) runs towards the front of the unit. Where it ends it should sit centered in a black plastic holder, if it's off to the side a little pressure will pop it back in. Put the cover back on, and power it up, you should hear the drive spinning up. If it does you should be set. Hope this helps.