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PS2 TROUBLE SHOOTING/ POWER

I opened my ps2 to clena and blow out dust and put it back together, but when i put it back together the power wouldn't come back on at all, wut should i do?

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Hi, I think what probaly happened was when you were cleaning it you pulled out a wire or cable. When you clean you have to be careful, you should always go onto a website check how it is done. The best thing to do is to take it to someone who can repair for you.(It does not cost much) Hope it works again.

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  6. lift the top cover from the back and pull it forward slightly to clear the CD tray. Be careful of a possibly Ribbon cable attached to the lid going to the REset/Eject buttons. Roll the cover over to the right leaving the ribbon intact.
  7. Remove the Cd tray lid.
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