PlayStation 3 Slim Laser lens Replacement

Introduction

 

Step 1 Blu-ray Disc Drive


If present, remove the pieces of tape securing the cables to the body of the Blu-ray drive.

 

Step 2


Be sure you are prying up on the movable retaining flap, '''not''' the socket itself.
Use the flat end of a spudger or your fingernail to flip up the retaining flap on the Blu-ray ribbon cable socket.
Be sure you are prying up on the movable retaining flap, not the socket itself.

 

Step 3


Pull the Blu-ray ribbon cable straight up and out of its socket.

 

Step 4


Pull the Blu-ray power cable straight up to lift its connector out of the socket on the Blu-ray drive.

 

Step 5

Remove the single 9.5 mm Phillips screw securing the Blu-ray drive to the lower case.

 

Step 6


Remove the Blu-ray drive from the PS3.
Lift the Blu-ray drive slightly by its right edge to dislodge the control board from its housing.
Remove the Blu-ray drive from the PS3.
After you reinstall the Blu-ray drive, be sure the control board is firmly seated in the lower case before proceeding.
If replacing the Blu-ray drive with a new drive, swap the circuit board from your old drive into the new drive.

 

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

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