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PS2 Green LED remains on, system won't turn on

I have tried replacing PSU, checked all fuses for continuity and replaced eject/power ribbon and buttons. What is wrong?

PS2 is v4

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  • needitnow Jan 27, 2008

    thanks for reply, but that is definitely not the problem. there was originally a blown fuse at #PS1 on the motherboard, which i replaced. now when i switch on the system from the back it goes straight to the green light. pressing the reset/eject button does nothing. no fan, no disc spinning.

    anyone shed some light on this?

  • needitnow Jan 27, 2008

    of course, i want to fix this myself, so to rephrase the question: how would sony repair this system?



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Have you tried holding down the reset button to turn off your console. Months before I bought my Ps2 I noticed my friends turning off their PS2's using the switch on the back. When i bought mine , months later i was invited to a friends house and noticed when he turned off his ps2 by holding the reset button down for a few seconds. After playing on their trampoline i went home and tried this reset button thing and it worked. Although i had the fat bulky ps2 this trick also works on slimline models too. This should solve your problem. The switch on the back i later found out was for when you wanted to turn off your ps2 during a thunderstorm.

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    you may need additional service from sony

  • Anonymous Jan 27, 2008

    um you might have a loose connection with the power/reset/eject ribbon cable



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