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PS3 Broke probably...has been asked like thousands of times...

#1ShinWeskerPosted 8/26/2011 6:41:50 AM
To make it short.

- PS3 works
- Plays DVDs
- Game --- > Disc Symbol gone
- Doesn't play Blurays/ PS3 games at all (I tried tons of times)
- spins disc (symbol (top right) but then just stops after making a CLACK noise.


I just need to confirm: I need to get a new PS3 or bluray drive right?
Reparing or letting someone replace it would cost me 140 Euros, and I can get a brand new one for 200-250 Euros with a new game and controller...

This will be my 3rd PS3....arghhh
#2thedevilsminionPosted 8/26/2011 6:43:59 AM
well its still usefull even without Blu Ray but yeah I hear you better off getting a new one with a warranty mate I would anyways
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#3mountain_duwePosted 8/26/2011 6:49:34 AM
Yep, blu-ray drive is dead
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#4Mr_BurgenerPosted 8/26/2011 6:58:45 AM
I've never had this issue with my PS3, but I remember it happening with my Xbox 360. It would spin and then make a clack noise, then nothing. All I did was take apart the drive, wipe it with alcohol and a q tip, and it worked perfectly when I put it back together. I'm not sure how savvy you are with that sort of thing, but you could give that a try.
#5ShinWesker(Topic Creator)Posted 8/27/2011 11:04:13 PM
bump
#6crazyman32Posted 8/27/2011 11:23:35 PM
yeah the blu ray is dead you could try to fix it but, i would get a new PS3 as soon as you can.
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