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Vibration function I have two PS2 systems that work fine. When I plug in the controllers they do not vibrate (on either system). I check that the vibration function is on for the game, but it still won't work. I don't know what else to do.

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  • Anonymous Jun 12, 2008

    I have one Ps2 console but vibration function is not working.

  • me1224 Jun 13, 2008

    I have tried both ps2's with different games, but each time, the vibration doesn't work.

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Try a different game, either its the controller, the game, or worse would be your ps2 is busted.

Posted on Jun 13, 2008

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WARNING: Make sure that 1) Its not your controller that is broken, test it in a machine that does have vibration. 2) Make sure that the vibration option is turned ON in your games

If you are sure that your controllers aren't broken, then you may have blown a fuse inside your ps2 on your mainboard.

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I take no responsibility for anyone breaking their ps2 when performing this fix. All I know is that i've done it and it worked a treat!

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1) A fine tip soldering iron and some thin solder.
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Below is a description on where and what to look for i.e. the fuse, and how to repair it.

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2. Take the PS2 apart.

3. Remove the Power Supply motherboard.

4. After removing the Power Supply Board, you will need to remove the metal shroud and expose the entire PS2 Motherboard.

5. Once you have done this look around the connector for the Power supply board on the PS2 mother board. You will see a number (maybe around 4 of them all located within 2 inches of the Power supply connector) of fuses with "S7" written on it.

6. The one you are looking for has the text "PS9" written on the motherboard next to it.

7. Check it with a multi-meter, for continuity, there will none. If you are not sure, you can check all of them, when the buzzing on multi-meter stops, that's the one.

8. To repair it, use a strand of wire, possibly from an old extension cable or something, but only one strand. Solder it on both sides of the fuse in order to close the connection.

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