PS3 - How to force-eject a game disc?

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Issue


My PS3 crashed (yellow LED error) and a game disc is stucked in it. How to force-eject the game disc?

Solution


Follow the below procedure:
Note: This procedure does not work on PS3 60GB
  • Turn off the PS3 by removing the power cord.
  • Put your finger on the Eject button and hold
  • While keeping your finger on it, turn on the PS3.
  • Wait for 10 to 30 seconds (during this time, the fan will be louder than usual) and release.
  • Your game disc should be ejected.
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