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My slimline ps2 switch is jammed

My power switch for my slimline ps2 is jammed when i push the button it will just get stuck

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Re: my slimline ps2 switch is jammed

If you have warrenty by all means get it repaired , but if not go onto ebay buy the switch unit and Turn off the ps2 while on to discharge it , make sure you touch your hand on a metal object every 15min open up the ps2 and on the right or left should be the switch and you pull on the ribbon VERY LIGHTLY and it should pop out (cable)and you should be able to take out the switch and then replace switch and connect it .Close the console and see if it works

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