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PS3 slim bluray drive not spinning after laser replacement
PS3 slim bluray drive not spinning after laser replacement –
I recently bought a broken PS3 slim with the intent of fixing it to play The Last of Us (my phat broke 6 months ago). So it turns out its just a disc drive issue, so I went ahead and replaced the laser. The drive pulls the disc in fine and I hear the laser moving and can see the laser light, however it wont spin. I've done laser replacements many times and have never had this issue. I don't know what else to do, I'm hoping the bluray board is not damaged or else I'm screwed. If anyone can help me I'd really appreciate it.
Stupid question did you recheck ALL of your connections. Were they secured? I'm thinking of those Ribbon Cables on the outside of the Drive, but would have to guess that there are a few more inside the Drive as well. Thankfully I never had a Drive go bad on me yet. So I'm only offering a guess here.
Originally Posted by ksteiner
Yup I've checked all the connections, inside and outside. It's odd because when I got the ps3 it actually read games but would eventually freeze. If it helps at all, the blue eject light is on when the game is in the drive.
Sounds like the motor has went out....Its been a while but I believe you can buy a replacement motor.