Author Topic: Help My dream cast has randomly stopped working  (Read 1813 times)

johnnysasaki226

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Help My dream cast has randomly stopped working
« on: August 27, 2009, 09:51:41 PM »
I'm fairly new to this even though I had my dreamcast for like almost 10 years so bear with me please..

So basically I when I don't have a cd in the system it works and doesn't reset or anything but when I try to play a disk, a regular disk and a back ups it just resets over and over and over till it shuts its self off.

I figured it was pins on the board and that they need to be cleaned but I'm not a 100% sure thats it.

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Re: Help My dream cast has randomly stopped working
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2009, 12:56:58 AM »
That is where I would start.

Assuming you are gentle you won't cause any harm from cleaning and prodding the pins even if it turns out not to be the problem.
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johnnysasaki226

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Re: Help My dream cast has randomly stopped working
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2009, 03:14:21 AM »
I cleaned it a bit using like this copper like steel wool stuff but its still doing it.  I clean the top though part of the pins not below little white divider plastic things.