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Old 03-16-2013, 10:16 PM   #1
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Where to get your ps3 fixed for cheap?

My PS3 recently won't read disks. I've been to the store at parker but the owner said it'll cost 90$ to replace the bluray reader which I thought was a bit on the expensive side. Does anyone have a good shop to recommend that I can take my console to repair?

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Old 03-17-2013, 10:52 AM   #2
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I'd just buy another used one off Craigslist, instead of trying to get your current one fixed.
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Cheapest way would be to buy the blu-ray drive on ebay or somewhere online then DIY it using some online guides and youtube videos. Shouldn't be too hard to replace yourself.

Heres a quick guide
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Old 03-17-2013, 11:39 AM   #5
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are you sure maybe the blu ray lens need a bit of cleaning? in that case, search up youtube diy. pop in a dvd and if its working, probably the blu ray lens need cleaning or maybe actually a replacement.
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Old 03-20-2013, 07:12 PM   #7
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:23 PM   #8
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I know it sounds dumb, but try unplugging it. Not just turning off and on but unplug it so theres on power at all for a few seconds and then plug it back in.

I had the same problem wouldn't read blu-rays so I ordered a new laser and decided to try one more time after a summer of no games, and it started working again. I got the same problem again a few days later, so I unplugged and plugged back in and it worked.

edit: The store owner is a retard, it's like 20 for the optical drive and if you can find the manufacturer in CHina on ebay it's like 12+ S&H. $90 is f*cked, he's probably going to buy a used one for 10 bucks and watch youtube videos on how to do it.
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Mine is doing the same, i read it somewhere, it needs cleaning and adjusting the len.
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