PSP 2000 Front Casing Replacement

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Introduction

Paint job scratched? Going custom? Change out your faceplate assembly!

 

Step 1 Battery


Image 1/3: Locate the battery door and open.

Place PSP face down, so that the UMD Drive is facing upwards.
Locate the battery door and open.
Remove the battery from inside.

 

Step 2 Front Casing


Image 1/1: Locate the sticker in the battery compartment labeled: ''"En: Warranty Void if Seal Damaged."''

This step requires the removal of the warranty sticker. Removing the sticker will void the warranty.
Locate the sticker in the battery compartment labeled: "En: Warranty Void if Seal Damaged."
Remove the sticker using the PSP Opening Tools.
Under the sticker is a 5mm Phillips screw needed in the next step.

 

Step 3


Image 1/2: If the screws stick in the case, you can use a magnetized screwdriver to draw them out.

Remove four 5 mm Phillips from the case.
If the screws stick in the case, you can use a magnetized screwdriver to draw them out.

 

Step 4


Image 1/2: Two 4 mm Phillips

Remove the following screws from around the bezel:
Two 4 mm Phillips
One 5 mm Phillips
The two shorter 4 mm screws are on the top of the PSP; the longer 5 mm screw is on the bottom.

 

Step 5


Image 1/2: Start on the right hand side of the PSP bezel, and carefully work the tool around the side.

Gently pry the front bezel away from the casing using a PSP opening tool.
Start on the right hand side of the PSP bezel, and carefully work the tool around the side.
If you want to clean the control buttons or D-pad, you can easily pop them out once the faceplate is off and wipe them clean.

 

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