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My Ps2 light turns green then turns red

I pressed the reset button and my ps2 goes green for a second and then turn red. Why?

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  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2008

    I have the same problem, there's no damage to the cable or the socket

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Hi, i had the same problem, it was my laser ribbon.
after replacing it my ps2 slim worked perfect.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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Check to make sure your power cable is securely in, and check for any damage in the cable

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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SOURCE: PS2 RESET

I believe this one needs at least a good Detailed cleaning inside the case, and if that does not fix it, then a new motherboard.

 

If you want I can do a full Detail cleaning for $32, including return shipping and 90 day warranty.  If you need a motherboard, the charge is $52 including return shipping and 90 day warranty.

www.playstationclinic.com

 

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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SOURCE: ps2 not spinning and light turning green then back to red

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Your PS2 is probably experiencing a short circuit on the motherboard or the Emotion Engine is burned up. Sometimes the fan goes dead and the PS2 overheats and shuts down showing the red light. You can open the PS2 and clean up the motherboard and maybe it will recover.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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