My Gamecube makes a strange noise sometimes...

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My Gamecube makes a strange noise sometimes...

Post by Smiley » Sat Feb 04, 2006 7:22 pm

I was playing Mario Sunshine last night, and while it was loading to go into a level it briefly made a light clicking noise..The reason it bothers me somehat is because about three years ago, I replaced the laser after it wa smaking LOUD clicking noises while loading and then giving me a dre. It still loads fine when it makes the noise, and it doesn't seem to do it all the time..so, anyone have a similiar experience? and what should I do?
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Post by dcmodder » Sun Feb 05, 2006 12:50 am

the laser position button/sensor is acting up. at least that what it sounds like to me. when the laser assembly presses a small button by the disc spindle, it tells the system that the laser is at the base position. it's not really a problem though. the screw like thing the assembly uses to move back and forth is designed for such a flaw. i'd say check the little button underneath the entire laser assembly if you really want to fix it. it'll probably have brown wires going into it (the button)
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Post by Skynet » Wed Feb 08, 2006 2:26 am

Mine makes this noise also. Has every now and then ever since I got it, which was 2nd hand at the time.
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Post by DaMadFiddler » Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:02 am

Funny--I've had mine for just shy of three years (it was used when I got it, too), and it has *never* done anything strange, or made any sounds aside from the standard disc-reading noises. I <3 my little silver box :P
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Post by Pablo » Wed Mar 15, 2006 5:52 pm

If the game still runs, don't worry about it. Stop worrying so damn much. Mine did the same thing, and outlasted my ps2.
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Post by Smiley » Fri May 12, 2006 1:51 pm

Would the laser position sensor or whatever cause the laser itself to be rather loose? cause last night I was trying to clean the aforementioned cube and it was so loose that when I cleaned the laser it was moving.
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