Introduction

This is the main cover to the PS3. You must take this off to access everything but the hard drive.

Remove the rubber screw cover near the hard drive cover with a spudger. Remove the rubber screw cover near the hard drive cover with a spudger.
  • Remove the rubber screw cover near the hard drive cover with a spudger.

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Remove the screw holding the top cover in place with a Torx T10 screwdriver.
  • Remove the screw holding the top cover in place with a Torx T10 screwdriver.

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Slide the top cover down about half an inch. Lift the cover off of the PS3.
  • Slide the top cover down about half an inch.

  • Lift the cover off of the PS3.

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Remove the seven screws in the top cover with a Phillips #2 screwdriver. One of the screws is shorter than the others. The short screw is marked in yellow.
  • Remove the seven screws in the top cover with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

  • One of the screws is shorter than the others. The short screw is marked in yellow.

There is two additional small screws that need to be removed similar than the yellow one.

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You can now lift off the top cover. You can now lift off the top cover. You can now lift off the top cover.
  • You can now lift off the top cover.

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Conclusion

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

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