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PS2 will not power up.

LED stays red. Will not turn green. Nothing on screen. Please help!

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Re: PS2 will not power up.


Check both your ribbon cable and your power adapter -- chances are that one or the other is in need of replacement.

If you can, take the unit to a video gaming store and ask them to test it for you.

They will be able to tell you which is bad and they will have the replacement product(s) you need.

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Re: PS2 will not power up.

Hi Willjan1,

Your motherboard is shot. You need to get another motherboard and install it.

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