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ps3 slim drive not working

Discussion in 'PS3' started by ohmss, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. ohmss

    ohmss Regular member

    Jan 8, 2006
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    Hi all,

    Strange one here. I unpluged the power lead from the ps3 and once reconnected upon turning it back on the drive will not take in any discs although the eject beep works and makes a strange sound. I took the top casing for the drive off and heard a click, put the casing back on and plugged it in and it was fine. It seemed to do this only if the power had been pulled. I know I don't need to unplug it and that if I leave it in standby its fine but I'm just curious to why it would do this?

    Thanks to all
  2. megadunderhead

    megadunderhead Regular member

    Jan 14, 2012
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    my guess is the drive is going out because most slim model ps3's when fain this issue the eject mech. malfunctions and causes issues with inserting and removing the disk

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