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On my PS2 thin the red standby light is on and I push the button to turn it on, the light turns green like usual, but only for a second and then the light completely shuts off as if it was unpluged, after about two seconds of that the red standby light comes back on. Is it the power cord?

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Try pulling the power adaptor out of the back of the ps2 ,then make sure no dust or debree is in the part that plugs into the ps2 then plug it back in and make sure its attached firmly. The ps2 should turn on now

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