My PS2 died. Help?

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  1. Valkysas

    Valkysas Attack Buffalo

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    tried playing wild arms alter code F for a bit, wouldnt load. just showed "reading disc" non-stop. so I figure okay, it's a dual layer disc, these things are known to have problems. so I try Megaman X Collection. loud GRINDING sounds are heard, followed by rapid-fire clicking. WTF. turn it on it's side, same thing. now the grinding sounds are louder and more abrasive sounding than even the DC's load times. open it up, clean it, put it back together, same crap. figure "maybe it can still play CDs" so I put in RPG Maker. Same crap.

    Anyone have any ideas what I should do? I dont think I'll be able to stand not having a PS2. any cleaning or fixing tips are appreciated.
     
  2. Optimus_Prime84

    Optimus_Prime84 Well-Known Member

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    Sell it for 50$ and wait for PS3 :p 

    No really you could try to call electronic store like Eb games, Bestbuy,Gamestop and ask what happened.Don't know any other way, because if you try anything you'll maybe make it worse :( 

    Good luck
     
  3. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Reason Has No Voice

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    Go to the store. Buy a slim PS2. Problem soved.
     
  4. Valkysas

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    yeah, I have no money. problem not solved.
     
  5. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    most likely the laser is dead take it apart check and see.
     
  6. noodle

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    have you tried re adjusting the voltage/cleaning the laser. ive done it multiple times with my PS2 usually solves the problem.
     
  7. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan www.megamoonman.com TFW2005 Supporter

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    You need to do the laser adjust fix. It was mentioned in a thread in this forum not to long ago.

    This is a common problem, and adjusting the height of the laser on it's track usually fixes it.
     
  8. Valkysas

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    thanks, megamoonman. I'll search for it. hopefully it wasnt deleted in the big cleansing.
     
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    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    Mine has a hard time reading Dvds or Cds. Probably have to take it apart soon, I just keep putting it off.
     
  11. Chaos Muffin

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    RW just posted a thread in here with links on how to fix it.
    Hope you get it back up and running. Would suck major giraffe balls to have to get a new PS2 at this time.
    Had to do that with an Xbox a month before the 360 came out.
    Had 3 games going so it was an emergency! :lol 
     

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