Post Sat Feb 25, 2017 1:37 am

Sony PlayStation 2 Not Loading Games Repair

A common issue with many PS2 consoles are when they don't load games. I just got a PS2 with that very issue. Let's see if we can repair it cheaply.

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Strip down begins...

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Given the extreme level of dust in this machine, i think cleaning the laser lens with rubbing alcohol might just do the trick but we shall see...

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Lots of dust all over the DVD mech and running arm.

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Cleaning time...

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Cleaned all the dust out of the drive and cleaned the lens with rubbing alcohol and a Q-tip... let's see if we get lucky and don't have to swap out the laser...

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Working! Excellent stuff!

Nice easy fix.