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Sony Playstation 2 SCPH-79002 - Fan Replacement

Member-Contributed Guide

Member-Contributed Guide

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This guide will teach you how to replace the fan of the Sony Playstation 2.

  • Author: Zach luc
  • Time estimate: 5 - 10 minutes
  • Difficulty: Moderate

This guide will teach you how to replace the fan of the Sony Playstation 2.

Step 1 Beginning  ¶ 

Flip your machine over

Step 1 Beginning  ¶ 

  • Flip your machine over

Step 2 Tabs  ¶ 

Grab a spudger and take off the tabs, like so.

Step 2 Tabs  ¶ 

  • Grab a spudger and take off the tabs, like so.

Step 3 Warranty Sticker  ¶ 

There is a warranty sticker that hides a tab, peeling it off will VOID your warranty!

Step 3 Warranty Sticker  ¶ 

  • There is a warranty sticker that hides a tab, peeling it off will VOID your warranty!

Step 4 Screws  ¶ 

Unscrew the screws

Step 4 Screws  ¶ 

  • Unscrew the screws

Step 5 Take off the back  ¶ 

Once you've done that, take off the back of the console. Once you've done that, take off the back of the console.

Step 5 Take off the back  ¶ 

  • Once you've done that, take off the back of the console.

Step 6 Take off the fan  ¶ 

There are 3 screws that you need to unscrew, then you need to get a pair of tweezers and use a strong pull up. There are 3 screws that you need to unscrew, then you need to get a pair of tweezers and use a strong pull up.

Step 6 Take off the fan  ¶ 

  • There are 3 screws that you need to unscrew, then you need to get a pair of tweezers and use a strong pull up.