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My discs arent spinning. its as if the playstation isnt reading the disc. i have the playstation 2 slim.

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Make sure that the disk is clean and also that the ps2 is inside wher you put the disk or the disk might not be allowed

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There are THREE reasons that a Slim PS2 will not read discs. I willstart from most common and end at the least common (almost rare)problem.

1. A bad laser. Lasers labor on Playstation 2 [and all other videogame] consoles. They eventually fail, especially if you use your PS2as a DVD player. You can find Slim PS2 lasers at the followingwebsite. They are pretty simple to replace:

http://store.richspsxparts.com/v12laser.html

2. There are two "lid closed" sensors on the Slim Playstation 2. Theylet the PS2 know that the lid is shut and it should scan for a disc. Sometimes one or both of these sensors can become broken. It doesn'treally happen by itself... usually if someone drops the console, one orboth of the sensors can break or become dislodged.

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Click into the following website for Do It Yourself troubleshooting todetermine why your PS2's discs aren't spinning, and how to fix it.

http://store.richspsxparts.com/slpsnospdi1a.html

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http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/Daiv_The_Goriya/Pushdown.jpg
Watch what it does. Does it stop spinning? If so, see this pic
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/Daiv_The_Goriya/PS2problem.jpg
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  2. push this down while following the instructions from the first pic. Does the disc work?
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http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r96/Daiv_The_Goriya/Missingpiece.jpg

This piece here is what broke off on my PS2 as seen in the previous image. If you can find some way to glue it back on, you should be back in business.

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Try to use a cd cleaner , could be just clean if this do not solve your problem let me know your optic lens coul'be bad depending on how many hrs of use it has . thanks

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