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Introduction

If the optical drive of your PlayStation 2 Slimline is broken, this guide will provide a step-by-step process on how to access and remove the old optical drive for repairs or replacement.

  1. Remove the rubber feet on two of the screw covers on the bottom of the console. Remove the screw covers and the screws themselves. Caution: One of the screws is underneath the "Do not void" seal
    • Remove the rubber feet on two of the screw covers on the bottom of the console.

    • Remove the screw covers and the screws themselves.

    • Caution: One of the screws is underneath the "Do not void" seal

  2. If all screws are removed. Use a metal spunger to open the chassis
    • If all screws are removed.

    • Use a metal spunger to open the chassis

  3. Slip the three cables out of the sockets. Use a PH01 screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the optical drive Lift up the optical drive and remove the duct tape under the flex cable.
    • Slip the three cables out of the sockets.

    • Use a PH01 screwdriver to remove the four screws securing the optical drive

    • Lift up the optical drive and remove the duct tape under the flex cable.

    • Now the optical drive is free and ready for replacement

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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How is it that this guide says difficult and the other PS2 drive replacement on here says easy?

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