ps3 problems

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  1. danfreeman1

    danfreeman1 Active Member

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    any one had any issues with theirs? mine just stopped reading all discs, and its only about 20 months old.

    phoned up sony and apparently all they can do is give me a reconditioned one with a 3 month guarentee for £130.

    what a load of shit....3 month guarentee? i asked him what happens if it breaks after 4 months and he said thats the risk you take.

    fucking screwing right now
     
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    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    i had the same problem (60gb original) it stopped reading disks.... but this was like 2 years ago, and id only had it for about 4 months, i rung them up and they sent me a brand new one the next day free of charge and took my old one back, didnt even really ask what was wrong.
     
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    SLow Quadrospazzed life-glug

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    Yeah my mate had this problem, needs a new disc drive. He got it fixed 3rd party for £60.
     
  4. danfreeman1

    danfreeman1 Active Member

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    oh right i thought it would have been the lense...ill have a look online

    yeah if its within a year they are still under guarentee.

    he told me to try and take it back to the supplier under the trade of goods act, thought that was only a year as well
     
  5. greddie

    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    oddly enough mine survived the mass problem they all had a month or so ago, mine was fine.
     
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    dnb in ya face Loud and Dirrrty

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    Ive heard about this, apparantly Sony are screwing over all the Man U fans because they are all cunts.
     
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    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Just buy a new Blu-Ray drive from ebay for £60 and fix it yourself. I'm sure its not difficult if you have a Torx screwdriver.
     
  8. danfreeman1

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    haha!

    found a really good website on the sales of goods act, and apparently as the manufactuer states it should have a 10 year life span then i can claim under that.

    sent an email to argos so hopefully they can get me a replacement.

    http://whatconsumer.co.uk/faulty-playstation-3/ thats the website if anyone wants to know
     
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    MAJESTIC BishBashBosh

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    I got the YLOD(yellow light of death) about 11months after it got relased and have been on a refurb ever since.

    When was the ps3 launched?
     
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    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    my brother had a 40GB console did the same thing, stopped reading discs, out of warranty sony quoted around £150 to fix it i think, in the end the got a new slim one, but I had an original 60GB, got it april '07, and got the yellow light of death about 6 months a go, apparently its from the motherboard overheating and solder melting short-circuiting bits of it, so i took the blu-ray drive out of mine and put into the other, simple enough, just need a torx security screwdriver, just need the daughterboard from the BR drive to match the motherboard on the PS3
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    You could do that insurance thing. Think it's a fiver a month, but there will probably be a minimum claim time of a month or two.
     
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    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    more like 06 no?
     
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    Blurr Wasted Selection

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    nope, '07
     
  15. danfreeman1

    danfreeman1 Active Member

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    argos emailed me back saying i need to get proof that its faulty, ie from a specialist...and they will cover any costs incurred if it is faulty.

    would be a lot cheaper for them just to return it in store and test it there, not as if they need a specialist to tell them it doesnt read discs...now they are guna have to cover my courrier costs
     
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    greddie Super Sir Loin

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    late 06 in other countrys, early 07 here.... i was still in first year of uni when my mate got one

    <edit> not that it matters looool
     
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    $marty Dexcell Staff Member

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    Have you got a computer exchange shop near you Dan? Surely they'd be able to test it and write out proof that its broke.
     
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    yeah got a few computer shops near by, not sure if they would be able to do anything with a ps3 though...worth checking out i spose....might check out the yellow pages as well lol
     
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