Introduction

This guide will walk you through the steps of disassembling and reassembling a playstation 2 slim. A step by step guide with pictures.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your PlayStation 2 Slimline, use our service manual.

Start with the console upside down.
  • Start with the console upside down.

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Remove the six screw covers and place on project mat.
  • Remove the six screw covers and place on project mat.

  • Remove the six 4.0 mm screws on the base of the PS2. (Place on your project mat.)

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  • Separate the bottom of PS2 from the top. Place to the side.

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  • ''This PS2 that I am tearing down has no clock battery!!"

  • Locate the clock battery. Take tweezers and gently disconnect from motherboard. (Place on project mat)

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  • IR sensor on the motherboard.

  • Gently use a spudger to release the blue/ white ribbon from motherboard, (Place IR sensor on project mat)

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  • Fan has red, black, and yellow wires under hold down tape. Remove the tape gently.

  • Release the connector gently from motherboard.

  • There three 1.6 mm screws around the base of the fan. Place both fan and screws on your project mat.

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  • Optical drive on the motherboard

  • There are four 4.0 mm screws holding the optical drive.

  • Remove the four screws and place the optical drive with it's screws on your project mat.

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  • There is a ribbon attached to the motherboard here. With your spudger, gently detach the ribbon from the motherboard's connection.

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  • Remove the single 2.4 mm screw located on the metal casing at the top of the motherboard.

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  • Gently lift the metal casing from the motherboard. Place it to the side.

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  • Flip the motherboard over and remove the five screws of the second metal casing.

  • Place screws on project mat and casing to the side,

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  • Motherboard of PS2

  • Thank you for reading through this PS2 tear down. I hope this was helpful,

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This teardown is stupid on step 4 he says this ps2 has no clock battery when its clearly located next to the CPU in step 12

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