PlayStation 3 Control Board Replacement
Replace the electronic portion of your PS3's eject and I/O buttons.
- Author: Walter Galan
- Difficulty: Moderate
Use this guide to replace a broken control board.
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Use the tip of a spudger to remove the black rubber screw cover from the side of the PS3.
Remove the following seven screws:
Six 52 mm Phillips screws
One 30 mm Phillips screw
Lift the top cover from its rear edge and rotate it toward the front of the PS3.
Remove the top cover.
Use your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the control board ribbon cable socket.
Pull the control board ribbon cable out of its socket.