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Hi , I have a Sony Psp2000 model. It worked 100%. It had a lot of scratches so i replaced it with a brand new cover.(front and back). Now the laser doesn't turn. There is a spring with a plastic cover that i think i didnt fit correctly just on top of the laser. Any help would be much appreciate. Andre

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  • varkie_2003 Feb 02, 2009

    i found the problem. the spring with the plastic connector just on top of the laser wasn't installed correctly. the spring should be in the cover on the right hand side and the left hand side the plastic cover must be on top of it( not inserted)

    My psp working now with brand new full covers


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I dont get how the laser cant turn on a guess you have to take that thing off to make it work again!!!

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