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My playstation 2 won't turn on at all

I have been using my playstation 2 with no problems. One day I plug everything in and nothing happens. I tried different plugs, plugging it in an out, rehooking up the cables and nothing.

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  • Anonymous Nov 14, 2007

    my playstation won't turn on so i take the top of and see that a screw is off so i titen it and it won't turn on

  • cleve70 Dec 07, 2007

    took apart to clean laser now won,t turn on

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    Disc tray was messed up i opened it and fixed it... i did it be4 but now it isn't turning on

  • Anonymous Dec 17, 2007

    wont work either

  • shamdog64 Dec 24, 2007

    My PS2 Slim won't turn on when I press the power button. The light is on and everything, but it feels like the button is stuck; it doesn't press in nicely like it used to. Any ideas?

  • Dirty Joe Dec 27, 2007

    My PS2 Slim won't turn on when I press the power button. The red light is on but dosn't turn green (on).

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2008

    my ps2 wont turn on when i plug it in

  • CCCoyle Jan 02, 2008

    When I turn on my PS2 the red light will turn green and then immediately turn off. THen the red light comes back on. I can repeat this over and over and over...I've tried a new plug (9v) and nothing is working

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    one day i was playing my playstation 2 the next it wouldn't even turn on how do i get it to turn on

  • kxh321 Jan 07, 2008

    I turned off and unplugged my PS2 to move it to another TV, and when I went to turn it on at the different TV, it wouldn't turn on. I unplugged it, replugged it, nothing. I even took it back to the other TV, and it still won't work.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    no video,but the power is ok

  • Cookie Man Mar 01, 2008

    My PS2 hasn't done this before. All the cables are in good condition, the console itself,(aside from the fact it wont turn on) is in good condition. all the cords are in the right places. I just don't see what caused the problem. all the cords are in the right spots, but when I look at where the light is, it's not red or green or blinking, the lights not on and the PS2 won't work.( THE PS2 I HAVE IS A SLIMLINE BY THE WAY) I don't know whats wrong. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!

  • nozdaking3 Mar 24, 2008

    i open to the in side cleaned it out look at the plug out let and nothing

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2008

    the green and it is not turning disk

  • aec25mjp May 01, 2008

    My PS2 will not come on either. Same thing happened. Just one day it would not turn on. I push the power button, and it flashes green for half a second and goes back to red... never coming on. How do I fix this?

  • Anonymous May 05, 2008

    the power light will not turn green and show the playstation stuff what
    would cause that pushed it several times to turn on it wouldnt checked
    all cables still nothing






  • pondscum May 10, 2008

    my red light wont even come on when i flip the switch at the back, i have replace the ac powewr cord, and the fuse checked all connections of ribbons and even check the switch itself, still cant get a sign of life someone help please i,m dying without my guitar hero

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    yeah i got the same problem i plug it into every plug and it doesnt come on at all

  • masato Jun 02, 2008

    I have been using my playstation 2 with no problems. One day I plug everything in and nothing happens. I tried different plugs, plugging it in an out, rehooking up the cables and nothing.

  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    I have the same problem... all the time when i plug my ps2 in it won't start, so i decided to take it apart and check it but i couldn't find anything wrong.

    I would advise calling like game stop or some place that can fix it... which will cost as much as buying a new one so i would just advise to buy a new one or a PS3.

  • christoph522 Aug 14, 2008

    when i start my ps2 up, it plays for about 2 minutes then freezes with
    a Grey screen. but now it wont even turn on. the light turns green then
    immediately red. please help!!!!

  • wuzzup112195 Aug 14, 2008

    my ps2 slim wont turn on when i plug it in the light doesnt come on

  • Anonymous Aug 17, 2008

    one day i took my ps2 apart and back to geter and now it wont come on

  • Anonymous Sep 08, 2008

    the light won't turn on. at first the light started to fade then it just wouldn;t turn on.

  • CDLONDO Sep 09, 2008

    YRIED TO TURN IT ON, NO POWER. DISCONECTED EVERYTHING. TRIED AGAIN. NOTHING.

  • fnclear Sep 26, 2008

    I have the PS2 Slim... the red light is on, but when I push the power button... nothing! Please Help!!!!!

  • greymon97 Sep 28, 2008

    I try to turn it on but the red light just keeps blinking.

  • gameboy20889 Sep 28, 2008

    when i plug in my ps2 the light wont even turn on.I don't no why but this has never happened to me before ive checked every thing i even got a computer expert to look and he couldn't find out what was wrong, what should i do

  • Andrew Suarez
    Andrew Suarez Oct 03, 2008

    I got ps2 that worked from the usa that worked then when i tried here in australia it does not work any more. I know that they have differnet connections so a got a converter and thats when i tried it

  • rachna08 Oct 08, 2008

    I just bought my slim Ps2 which was working just fine and then the next day when i hooked it, it simply won't turn on. I've been trying to disconnect and reconnect the cables but nothing is happening! What is the matter?

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    My playsatation 2 slim wont turn on. I was useing it then it switched off but the red light was sill on so i tryed turing it back on but it wont.

  • Icelate Oct 14, 2008

    Man My Playstation 2 Console Broke Too... I Plugged It Back In And It Wont Turn On WHY!!!!!!!!! I NEED HELP!!!

  • April Arpon Nov 15, 2008

    my playstation 2 fell down and it wont turn on what should i do???????

  • Anonymous Nov 23, 2008

    I have the same problem



  • Anonymous Nov 27, 2008

    me too!!! it sucks!!!!!


    :(



  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    ok so i wake up one morning
    i wanna play PS2
    so i go to where my PS2 is.....
    the red light is not on!

    i tried plugging in the power cables like 10 times.
    it didnt work!
    HELP!


  • Anonymous Nov 30, 2008

    i plug in the thin cord and the red light wont turn on. i use to be able to move it around till the red light turned on but now its just shot ....i need help

  • fredd246 Dec 09, 2008

    my playstation had no problems for 7 years.till i saw the red light did not turn on

  • fredd246 Dec 09, 2008

    mine does the samething too

  • Anonymous Dec 27, 2008

    one day i turned on my ps2 and the light goes green and then goes to red in about 1 sec flat why is this i even changed the plug and it still does that why is this happening

  • LD71765 Dec 29, 2008

    I had the DRE message and took it apart to clean it and the silver "tape" thingy game unhooked and I cant connect it back. There might ever be a piece missing off of it I am not sure. I just know I have no power to my PS. Can anyone help me?

  • Anonymous Jan 01, 2009

    I tried to open up the ps2 because i had the disk error thingy and my dad opened it and he some how took one of the tapes out.

  • devinstoner Jan 05, 2009

    it was working fine i switched rooms and pluged in a power cord that was 2 times the volts needed now it isnt working

  • Anonymous Jan 07, 2009

    my ps2 is not turning on help ppppppllllllllleeeeeeeeaaaaaaaassssssseeeeeeeeee :(

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    its the same

  • Anonymous Jan 15, 2009

    playstation 2 wont turn on. has always worked fine. light is red but wont go to green.

  • mattymallog Jan 20, 2009

    I want to know how to turn it back on

  • Anonymous Jan 24, 2009

    my ps2 wont come on

  • audreymcalli Jan 27, 2009

    my ps2 wont turn on red light stays on but wont go green

  • Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

    HELP

  • Anonymous Feb 28, 2009

    my ps2 is busted. i bought marvel vs capcom 2 @ gamspot after years of searching for it and my ps2 breaks down the same day! wtf?!

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    one day i turned on my ps2 and the light goes green and then goes to red in about 1 sec flat why is this i even changed the plug and it still does that why is this happening

  • Anonymous Apr 11, 2009

    My button won't turn green or come on.

  • Anonymous Apr 23, 2009

    my ps2 won't turn on it just stopped working one day

  • tornado_trou
    tornado_trou Jul 25, 2012

    my PS2 wont turn on at all i dont know what to do someone plz tell me what to do to fix it

  • btoal47x
    btoal47x Mar 24, 2013

    hy ps2 wont turn on at all no lights or any thing just makes a funny noise when i flip the switch

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My ps2 it get power it red when i press the reset botten it wont turn to green

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Hi Amiers,
I believe your PS2 has a short circuit and needs another motherboard. If you can do this yourself, that’s great. You can find Motherboards or a PS2 like yours that will not read discs or has Disc Read Errors but will boot up for about $25 on Ebay. If you’re not comfortable with Changing out your motherboard, then click on the "Repair directory" at the bottom of this screen. On the Repair Directory Screen, select Video Game Consoles. Choose a good Repair shop.

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  • Adrian5037 Dec 29, 2010

    my ps2 fell on the ground from a high distance and the lights are not turning on.

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Whenever i tuen on my ps2 the light is red then the red light turns off and it goes right back to being red?
can someone please help me?

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

  • karthik Sep 19, 2012

    same problem with mines if you know solution for this problem please tell me

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My ps2 slim has done the same it has the same red light, i press it and then it flashes green and then back to red, so i know it is getting power and it is reading that i pushed the button. I have done anything to it. it just all of the sudden went dead. I tried fixing the plug in for the power, no change its getting 8.5 V so im lost.

Posted on Sep 02, 2010

  • neverplan Sep 16, 2010

    I hope this help you

    1. Check the output regulator 12volt DC Power Supply.
    2. Check the Fuse (Voltage Security Fuse).
    3. Check the Flexible cable on switch board (reset

  • project20 Sep 22, 2010

    ill try it thanks

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There's a yellow chord in the back that connects it to power, and if that's not plugged in the ps2 won't turn on at all. i had the same problem, and was totally freaked when i though i'd have to buy a whole new motherboard for the thing, but it turns out it was just that the yellow chord had fallen out.

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Hi there,
Yup,
This is a common problem and can be cured quite easily with only a little basic soldering skills. A Free, very good, 6 step, pictorial guide can be downloaded from this link in PDF,
http://www.4shared.com/file/147985790/765fc3d0/PS2_SLIM_PDF.html
And the replacement part can be found on Ebay ot the net, however this Ebay seller is about as cheap as they come.
http://shop.ebay.co.uk/flettech/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p4340.m38
Hope this helps!

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hope this help you
1. Check the output regulator 12volt DC Power Supply.
2. Check the Fuse (Voltage Security Fuse). 3. Check the Flexible cable on switch board (reset

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Our ps2 wont turn on the power button dosent budge at all

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Help i cant turn my playstation on i mean the power button works but it wont stay on i need help and fast

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PS2 spilt water on it now when swith on it goes green then red and won't do anything

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It might be that your cord is screwed. but which cord the 1 that plugs in or not. try a new cord posibly.

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Man fck dis **** don't have the time this get a new one for 30 dollars at gamestop

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Unplug all of the cords for a few days

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This is what was wrong with mine. The fan in the back is broke. So the ps2 will see that and then it will shut down. That is why half of them brake down. You need to get a new fan. It shuts own to stop it over heating.

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  • peter bretherick Aug 02, 2012

    this is what was wrong with mine. The fan in the back is broke. So the ps2 will see that and then it will shut down. That is why half of them brake down. You need to get a new fan. It shuts own to stop it over heating.

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U need to open it and the on switch was maybe moved over somthin so poen it up and check if the sensor for the on/off switch is correctly placed in place

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

Same thing here

Posted on Jul 14, 2008

Can you help me i have been using my ps2 with no problems. One day I plug everything in and nothing happens. I tried different plugs, plugging it in an out, rehooking up the cables and nothing.

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

  • PotatoesRule Dec 04, 2010

    you should probably try going to a repair shop

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My ps2 turns green the says start your console again then when i do it it says the same thing

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SOURCE: my playstation 2 won't turn on at all

Can either be the power button(pretty common issue or a loose connector).Depend what kind of machine you have .PS2 have a common denominator...but actually the machine are different each other.The FAT one and the Slim one are totally different
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bring it to the technician,,,, if you are less experience on wiring it will damage your ps2 console... besides there is a ribbon that slightly attach to the on and off power and reset just before you fully open it,,,, if you screwed while opening you might junk your ps2

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