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The reason could be the laser is dirty, the game is dirty or in most cases it is that your laser is on its way out. recommend replacement of your laser.

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That doesn't sound good. If a hard-reset doesn't resolve it, then it was probably damaged when it was "re flowed". If it's a 60 GB, send in to Sony for refurbished model. ($160 +/-) If not, buy a slim.

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Ps3 slim error code 8001002b what could this code be.


The code means "dirty or damaged disc". The PS3 has encountered some kind of problem reading the disc.

Possibly the laser could be having problems, possibly the disc.

Try another game disc. If it works, the game disc you are trying to start is somehow damaged.

If it doesn't, the laser most likely has a problem.

If the laser is the problem you can try and clean it with a DVD laser lens cleaner like this one :
http://www.walmart.com/ip/Innovera-CD-DVD-Laser-Lens-Cleaner/14915544

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It sounds like the actual laser has failed, unfortunately this is all to common. Please call Sony at 800-222-7669

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The optical lens in your blu ray drive is going out. It needs more to play games then to watch movies and cd's. This is a very common problem with the ps3. If you want to replace it yourself, you can find many replacements for your len on eBay and you can always google a decent tutorial for step by step instructions on how to replace it. If you need any help, just ask :)

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mines to i dont no what happend it just start

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PS3 is The amazing device by sony but it has some common problems like Disc read error etc.... Good news is that these all problems can be repaired with the help of DIY Guides, one such guide available at PS3 Repair Blog

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