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Pls help me on this ps2 problem!!!!thx

Hey there is a brown strip kinda looks like tape to me it came out and when it did come out my playstation would not eject or insert dics i wouldnt even be able to get to the browser screen because it wouldnt show up on the television either is tehre andyway i can put it back in or do i need to go see someone about them having to fix that little problem thanks here is a pic sample tho the brown tape thing came off pls help thank you

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The brown tape thing is the interface cable that connects the drive to the ps2. You need to take the unit apart and find out where that cable plugs back into. There will be someplace inside the machine that the tape looking cable will plug back into. One inserted check the plug slot to make sure the cable inserts firmly and stays in place. If it does not you're going to need to keep in in place with maybe some tape or super glue.

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