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How to open PS2 slim console? Uncrewed all but still cannot open.

Unscrewed all screws at the bottom and still cannot open. the front console seems to be cliped together & do not know the position to release it. The memory card 2 flap is also out of position. Need to fix it.

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  • vincent222 Jan 05, 2009

    Hi thank you. Have done it.



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When you have all of the screws out of the case of the system, flip the system right side up and separate the top portion from the bottom, starting the separation from the rear of the system. The top and bottom clip together in the front of the system by the memory card ports, but if you start to separate the case from the rear, it should pop apart easily. You don't have to use alot of force to get the top to come apart from the bottom. Make sure though that before attempting to reassemble the case, check the power button to see if it is seated properly in the little holders on the bottom portion of the case. Then put the top back on, and gently press the top and bottom together to clip the two halves together. Throw the screws back in and you should be good to go!

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