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  1. Turn off your PlayStation 2 and remove the disc and Memory Card.
    • Turn off your PlayStation 2 and remove the disc and Memory Card.

    • Turn over the PlayStation 2 and put it on a soft surface (e.g. a towel).

  2. Locate the six covers.
    • Locate the six covers.

    • Two are located underneath the feet.

    • One cover is located underneath the Void sticker.

  3. Remove the Void sticker with a Spudger and some cleaning alcohol
    • Remove the Void sticker with a Spudger and some cleaning alcohol

    • Removing the Void sticker will void the warranty of your device!

    • Some versions of that console maybe don’t have the sticker or it’s relocated.

  4. Remove the covers by using either a Spudger, Opening Picks or your fingernail. Remove the covers by using either a Spudger, Opening Picks or your fingernail.
    • Remove the covers by using either a Spudger, Opening Picks or your fingernail.

  5. Remove the six Phillips #1 screws with a screwdriver.
    • Remove the six Phillips #1 screws with a screwdriver.

    • The screws on the right are a bit deeper into the shell as like the rest but are the same size.

  6. Separate the clips at the front and the overhanging side from their mounting using a Prying Tool. Separate the two halves.
    • Separate the clips at the front and the overhanging side from their mounting using a Prying Tool.

    • Separate the two halves.

  7. The clock battery is located under the drive.
    • The clock battery is located under the drive.

    • Do not touch the Laser (red circle)! Otherwise it can’t read the disc anymore!

    • Make sure that the sensor array for the on/off switch sits correctly when reassembling the device.

    • This picture showed the European model (SCPH-90004). Some models with other region codes may not have a clock battery.

  8. Pull away the metal mounting on the right to remove the old button cell.
    • Pull away the metal mounting on the right to remove the old button cell.

    • Replace the old button cell/clock battery with a new button cell type CR 2032 with 3V of voltage.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow the above steps in reverse order.

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