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Ps2 Slim power wont stay on

Hello I have a ps2 Slim and my power wont stay on. I have to put excessive force on the plug that connects to the ps2 in order for it to stay on but usually it will run for a second and cut off. Any help should I just get a new power cable

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Re: Ps2 Slim power wont stay on

Hello klawyer, I Think It would be a good Idea To Try and get a new power cable, but Also you should check for signs eg. If its oldish, Has the plug pard got a bit rusty, is it the wrong cable?. If none of this work, try going to your local Video Game Shop, I Recomend Game and tell them your problem.

Posted on Dec 29, 2007

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Your PS2 probably has a dirty laser lens. Below is a procedure for cleaning the lens on the big PS2. It does not work on the Slim PS2. Do not ever use alcohol on a slim PS2 laser lens.

I hope your in the right posting area, this is for the Phat PS2 consoles with the drawer that comes out to put the CD in. Procedure is different for Slim PS2.
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  2. Remove the screw covers to expose the case screws. These are little square pieces or square rubber pads. You can use a thin knife blade to pry the hard plastic squares up.
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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.
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