This is also true for my CECHH01. ?♂️
My CECHH01 has its blu-ray drive encased in a shield plate. Only one ribbon cable is visible. (The one we have to disconnect). Mine had some tape over it.
Also, I used a spudger instead of my nails.
That’s also what I did.
I can confirm on CECHH01.
I felt more comfortable with #2 screwdrivers.
Did not find in my CECHH01
My PS3 is 13 years old… Should I replace the thermal paste? (The unit is very clean!)
This is true! I did it once (a few seconds ago) and will never try again. The %#*@ thing was very clean. (There was one or two cat hair stuck. I pull them without having to open the toggle stick sensor.
If you’re having trouble separating those part, this might be because of the blue pull tab. Make sure the pull tab is pushed through the hole to free the motherboard and the midframe assembly from the front panel.
Oh! That explains why I stripped the middle screw. What’s a support post?
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