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    Registered User allen1013's Avatar
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    [Answered] PS3 Broken Disc reader locking clip help?

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    I have a PS3 with a broken ribbon cable locking clip for the disc reader. Can this be fixed without sending it to Sony for repair?
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    Last edited by allen1013; 12-19-2012 at 03:30 PM
    Best Answer - Posted by racer0018:

    It looks like the fold down clip is broke. If that is all you have to just take a small piece of card board and stick it in over top the ribbon while it is inside the holder. I don't have one here that is broke to show you. Thanks

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    Try to insert the ribbon then slide a strip of cardboard ontop of the ribbon, and push towards the connector to pack the gap and act as a peg, then stick a piece of tap over the lot to hold tight, usually this happens when you're trying to fix the YLOD problem, hope it'll work for ya.

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    I don't know sorry to say. plus I think you are screwed. sony will not service your system because it been open sorry to say that.

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    It looks like the fold down clip is broke. If that is all you have to just take a small piece of card board and stick it in over top the ribbon while it is inside the holder. I don't have one here that is broke to show you. Thanks

 

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