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This willIf your PlayStation is having trouble reading discs, the optical drive may need to be replaced. The optical drive is prone to fail on earlier models due to plastic rails warping over time. This guide will take you through the process of replacing your PlayStation's the optical drive. drive, which includes the laser and motor assemblies. [ ] '''Note:''' This repair is demonstrated on a SCPH-1001 model. The process may differ slightly if you have a later model.
This willIf your PlayStation is having trouble reading discs, the optical drive may need to be replaced. The optical drive is prone to fail on earlier models due to plastic rails warping over time. This guide will take you through the process of replacing your PlayStation's the optical drive. drive, which includes the laser and motor assemblies. [ ] '''Note:''' This repair is demonstrated on a SCPH-1001 model. The process may differ slightly if you have a later model.
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[ ]Replace the worn-out or faulty optical drive on your PlayStation game console.

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  • Spudger x1 added.