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Playstation 2 the connections cords in the back appears to have a short. sometimes the game comes on and other times we have to move the cords around to get the game to come on.

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Hi Jlewis06,

The Big Size PS2 does not usually have any problem with this.If you do have the Phat size PS2, the power connection is easy to replce and you can get another one on Ebay relatively cheap. I do believe you have a Slim PS2. The slim does have a high rate of failure in the power Socket. It either needs another motherboard, or the Power socket needs to be resoldered carefully or replaced. You can Click on the "Repair Directory" link at the bottom of the page and look for Video Game console repair.

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