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PlayStation 2 Top Cover Replacement

Replace your PlayStation 2's scratched-up or worn out top cover.

Step 1 Top Cover  ¶ 

Flip the PlayStation 2 over so it lays with the bottom of the device facing upwards. Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pry the eight flat screw covers out. Remove the following eight screws securing the top cover to the bottom case:

Step 1 Top Cover  ¶ 

  • Flip the PlayStation 2 over so it lays with the bottom of the device facing upwards.

  • Use the flat edge of a metal spudger to pry the eight flat screw covers out.

  • Remove the following eight screws securing the top cover to the bottom case:

  • Four 55.4 mm Philips screws

  • Four 18.0 mm Phillips screws

Step 2  ¶ 

Some models have a different number of screws and feet. Remove all the feet and screws in the bottom of the case.

Step 2  ¶ 

  • Some models have a different number of screws and feet. Remove all the feet and screws in the bottom of the case.

  • The 10 screw model has 6 screws in the bottom-most portion and 4 in the upper tray.

Step 3  ¶ 

Peel the warranty sticker (located next to the main power switch) straight away from the case.

Step 3  ¶ 

  • Peel the warranty sticker (located next to the main power switch) straight away from the case.

  • To avoid activating the VOID that may come up, heat it carefully to remove and replace it clean

Step 4  ¶ 

Flip the PlayStation 2 back to its original upside position. Lift the top cover off the bottom case.

Step 4  ¶ 

  • Flip the PlayStation 2 back to its original upside position.

  • Lift the top cover off the bottom case.

  • To facilitate the removal, it is recommended to pry open the half closer to the power switch first while rocking the top cover towards the front of the bottom case.

  • Carefully remove the power cord that attaches the top and bottom halves by disconnecting the power cord assembly from the bottom case.