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PlayStation 3 super slim - how to fully disassemble.

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Image 1/3: Gently pull up on the bottom cover to remove it. Image 2/3: Gently pull up on the bottom cover to remove it. Image 3/3: Gently pull up on the bottom cover to remove it.
  • Remove the three rubber feet, warranty sticker and four screws.

  • Gently pull up on the bottom cover to remove it.

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Image 1/3: Remove the blue screw shown to remove the HDD caddy. Image 2/3: Remove the blue screw shown to remove the HDD caddy. Image 3/3: Remove the blue screw shown to remove the HDD caddy.
  • Slide the HDD cover toward the rear of the device to remove it.

  • Remove the blue screw shown to remove the HDD caddy.

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  • Use a metal spudger to push the tab on the rear top finisher, and lift up to remove it.

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  • Repeat step 3 for the front top finisher.

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Image 1/3: Remove the five screws shown around the edge of the top cover. Image 2/3: Lift the top cover up to remove it. Image 3/3: Lift the top cover up to remove it.
  • Remove the two screws indicated in the disk reader.

  • Remove the five screws shown around the edge of the top cover.

  • Lift the top cover up to remove it.

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Image 1/3: Remove the two screws indicated and carefully disconnect the cable on the right side of the power supply. Image 2/3: Lift the power supply up to remove it. Image 3/3: Lift the power supply up to remove it.
  • Move the optical disk reader assembly to the left to expose one of the screws holding the power supply in.

  • Remove the two screws indicated and carefully disconnect the cable on the right side of the power supply.

  • Lift the power supply up to remove it.

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Image 1/3: Lift the optical disk reader up to remove it. Image 2/3: Disconnect and remove the white cable and ribbon cable indicated. Image 3/3: Disconnect and remove the white cable and ribbon cable indicated.
  • Carefully disconnect the ribbon cables indicated.

  • Lift the optical disk reader up to remove it.

  • Disconnect and remove the white cable and ribbon cable indicated.

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Image 1/3: Lift the motherboard assembly up out of the lower half of the case to remove it. Image 2/3: Carefully disconnect the Wi-Fi antenna cables and fan connector indicated by  red arrows. Image 3/3: Carefully disconnect the Wi-Fi antenna cables and fan connector indicated by  red arrows.
  • Remove the seven screws indicated.

  • Lift the motherboard assembly up out of the lower half of the case to remove it.

  • Carefully disconnect the Wi-Fi antenna cables and fan connector indicated by red arrows.

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  • Remove the six screws indicated to separate the heatsink and shield from the motherboard.

good job you just broke the ps3 super slim

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Conclusion

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

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What's the name of the screwdriver that undo's the star shaped screws?

themasterassassin8787 - Reply

It is a T8 Torx screwdriver! I'll add the tools to this guide =)

Sam Lionheart -

i took apart my ps3 super slim and put it back together but there is no power what so ever no red light at all

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