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PS3 Drive Not Reading Games / Movies - .Updated 2013
This would be the 2nd most known issue with PS3 Repair problems. A playstation 3 drive that has gone wacky or bad due to old age or other factors. 90% of the time the drive stops reading your games or movies is because the lens in the drive has blown out. You can think of the lens as a light bulb and over time it will burn out or just die. No one knows when, but it just happens same goes for a real light bulb. In essense the bulb inside the lens is popped and needs replacing. Many people can buy these replacement lenses online, but not everyone can install them properly as their are many intricate parts inside the drive that can be easily knocked out by accident.
At PS3 Repair NYC, there have been many times where customers try to install their own lenses and they always mess up the gears or leave a screw out by accident. If you dont want to risk damaging your unit, the best option would be to bring it to a professional repair shop that just specializes in Playstation 3 problems. Fill out the form on the right and we'll have someone contact you back right away!