View Full Version : PS3 won't read disks!

Evil Monkey
12-30-2009, 10:18 AM
I have a 40GB PS3 that is over warranty by 5 days and Sony won't honor it. It won't read any games or disks. It does turn on and will go online, etc. Anyone know how to fix this? I am heading out right now to buy a new one but figured if it was fairly inexpensive to fix this one I would get it done.

12-30-2009, 01:38 PM
about the only way to fix it is to replace the drive as far as i know

Evil Monkey
12-30-2009, 05:03 PM
It did this after my son took the software update. I tried resetting to factory but no go.

12-30-2009, 06:30 PM
Sony is bad for this. what is likely wrong is the blueray Laser went. you can get a replacement laser kit for just under 100 bucks.

Evil Monkey
12-30-2009, 09:43 PM
I have been reading online that the new software was a way of killing the older generation units. It worked fine until my son did the upgrade and now it is good for a paper weight.

12-30-2009, 11:06 PM
if you can find another drive...its pretty easy to swap out. ive done 2 of them.

V Code
12-31-2009, 08:26 AM
this is not the first i have heard, is there any class actions against them yet for this?