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Black screen, no disc spin or eject, fan spins

Hello when working inside my fat Ps2 to remove a jammed disc i accidentally pulled the fan connector from the motherboard and subsequently lost the connector. When the console was reassembled it worked perfectly except for the fan. So i disassembled the console again and soldered the wires from the fan back to the motherboard. When the console was reassembled and turned on i have this scenario: Fan spins, black screen, no audio, disc not spinning, disc tray won't open, blue light not on, green light on. Reset button works but eject doesn't. Did I short something out or fry something inside?

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  • rjsicka Dec 17, 2008

    when i turn on my ps2 the green light comes and the fan spins but the blue light does not come on.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    you can hear disc trying to spin put stops also what is the battery inside the console for

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That same thing happened to me. I disassembled the ps2 to find out the problem, I found out. If your console does not turn on or no lights check the silver ribbin connected to the reset button. See If it is in all the way the top and the bottom of the ribbin or check to see if there are any tares in it if there is replace it . You can get good parts off of Ebay.

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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