you will actually have to remove the buttons from the top, check the connection, and put them back in. This is just what I did to rescue what was otherwise a write off.I also don't know exactly why this worked. Anonymous (#2303) March 16th, 2006 yo thanks ur help really worked!!!!!! I’ve had a DRE for a blue disc game, and I did everything in the step-by-step instructions and got stuck at the part with the white cog. have a peek here
Here's an article: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2003/11/ps2-repair-guide/ permalinkembedsavegive gold[–]chadathin 2 points3 points4 points 2 years ago(0 children)This! But thats only if you let the grinding noise go on continuously and play it every day like that. Which one do i turn? Click here for a list of other gaming subreddits! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-the-PS2-Disk-Read-Error/
Tips on how to fix? (self.gaming)submitted 2 years ago by DarkZander6 commentsshareall 6 commentssorted by: besttopnewcontroversialoldrandomq&alive (beta)[–]reddituser112 3 points4 points5 points 2 years ago(2 children)I've gotten this before in the past and had to follow the below guide I been doing this method for about 6 years, it works for me. Jordan (#2412) May 26th, 2006 Hey i got a free ps2 the other day which read nothing at all and i adjusted the laser angle cog. So can you help me.
The site claimed that Sony had put in the wrong voltage for the laser and this is why many broke in the first models. many thank, FIllY rick (#2180) December 29th, 2005 Filly, whats your email? If you don’t have one, or like me, don’t have one that fits, you can put a flathead screwdriver in at an angle and get the gear to move. Ps2 Disc Read Error Clicking Sound rick (#2174) December 24th, 2005 for those of you who asked about the grinding noise, mine has it too.
If done correctly the system shall turn on, and the worm gear will spin and the laser will move down.Then the plastic will push the button in and start reading! Ps2 Disc Read Error Fix Without Opening I thought i broke it even more. TechSpyBlog 77,614 views 3:58 RIP PS2 - How to fix PS2 disc read error - Video tutorial for PS2 life support - Duration: 6:24.
I asked why it wouldn’t work and the guy told us it wouldn’t play on some older PS2’s.
You can email me at [email protected] if you wish. Ps2 Disc Read Error Easy Fix Most likely you should get a new PS2 because a new motor costs about the same as the PS2. SCPH-50001 to be exact. I had seen replacement components on places like Deal Extreme, so I figured there had to be a fix.
Just try starting both gears at the same point, and gradually move each gear (equally) 4 or 5 clicks between each test. http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2003/11/ps2-repair-guide/ No bandwagon or direct reply posts. Ps2 Slim Disc Read Error Cheers to all, and curse the lousy cheap sony snieders who sell us this shite. How To Make A Ps2 Read A Disc Spoiler tags are [X Kills Y](/spoiler) .
John (#2336) March 30th, 2006 i have the same ps2 as in the pictures and its really weird itll play vice city fine .. http://caribtechsxm.com/read-error/ps3-disk-read-error.php Let it dry and test it again by putting it back CAREFULLY and checking to make sure that the plastic is pushing in the button. i think the game is corrupt.:(hmm is this the only disk that does that :? I thought i broke it even more. Ps2 Disc Read Error Guaranteed Fix
Somewhere if you just google it, there is a site that sells you new laser drives and they come with giudes to install them. Carefully pull up on the chip. Worked like a charm. http://caribtechsxm.com/read-error/ps1-disk-read-error.php I started seaching last night and within about 5 minutes, found my way to your page.
Thanks bandu (#2446) June 27th, 2006 Continued from above post… It looks as tho the round thing next to the laser is stopping the door from closing. Ps2 Disc Not Reading That means for testing purposes and so it doesn't take as long, that they are enough and you don't need the screws in until you start to reassemble the ps2. Then remove all of the screws using the standard Phillips screwdriver. 4.
I’m at the end of my rope here… I got a game recently from eBay, and I’m having surgery on my knee in 2 days, and I just wanted this game You can buy it a this website (they also have parts for other disc error problems): http://store.richspsxparts.com/direernodaer.html this is a quote from them (they also have a picture at the aforementioned Now I need anyones help, please. Ps2 Disc Cannot Be Read Remember, spare parts are not your friend!
the only problem we had was when he was opening the PS2 up the silver piece came off, but that was easy to put back in!!! it takes a lot of wiggle work, but again, patience and dexterity will get it back in. Most people say to click that big white gear, but the only problem is there isn’t one on mine… and I’m getting irritated because i tried cleaning the lense with a http://caribtechsxm.com/read-error/ps2-says-disk-read-error.php Laser radiation and nuclear radiation are tow completely different things.
Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation = LaserI must be lucky or something because I have one of the first PS2's
Thomas (#2426) June 11th, 2006 tried this method before i read about it… it worked. Look for the switch on the bottom right hand corner of the drive. 4. Sony Playstation 2 (PS2): Probably dying laser. - Duration: 1:39. Thankfully, I found this site and the linked site for the laser gear: http://store.richspsxparts.com/direernodaer.html (note the gear is not a typical round gear - it’s an “L” shape…).
Turn it with a small screw driver ever so slightly, (approximately 5 thousandths at a time or so,) put the system back together enough to test a PS2 disc, and repeat Loading... It had been getting this way for a while. I finally got Killzone to work.
If this makes you nervous, you can try a repair shop. It would take forever to read the game disc and it would sometimes sit forever at the Browser/System Configuration screen. Anonymous (#1709) February 16th, 2005 WOW that REALLY WORKED!THANKS GUYS! After reading the article, I opened it up.
Then, make sure the plastic is clicked back in between the gears so worm gear will spin and the laser will move back and forth with no problems. 8. I got it from a friend after he said it was slow in reading discs. it just takes some dexterity and patience, because the sony guys hid this connection real well. Reassembly: slide the chip down aligned with all the little forks and their little holes, CAREFULLY!
System worked like the day I took it outta the box, I have the older [email protected] system, the one that was released with Gran Turismo 3 as a package deal. Don't have an account? I mean if it wasn’t needed, do you really think it would have been in there in the first place? I had two and didn’t want to mess with it.
After a bit of trial and error, I was able to get the plastic gear off of the laser head. I have a model SCPH-50001. now i'm kind of lost as to what the problem could be. Take it clear out, but leave the system to think that it’s still closed. 3.