Introduction

Power supplies take electricity from a wall socket and convert it so that it may be used by the various components of the PS3.

Parts

No parts required.

  1. Remove the rubber screw cover near the hard drive cover with a spudger.
    • Remove the rubber screw cover near the hard drive cover with a spudger.

  2. Remove the screw holding the top cover in place with a Torx T10 screwdriver.
    • Remove the screw holding the top cover in place with a Torx T10 screwdriver.

    • Slide the top cover down about half an inch.

    • Lift the cover off of the PS3.

    • Remove the seven screws in the top cover with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • One of the screws is shorter than the others. The short screw is marked in yellow.

    • You can now lift off the top cover.

    • Unplug the white wires connected to the wireless board. There are two sets of wires: one set in the front, one in the back.

      • Push down the tab on the connector to disconnect the wires.

    • Remove the two screws on the front of the power supply.

    • Remove the screws on the back of the power supply with a Phillips #2 screwdriver.

    • Remove the power supply by lifting it straight up.

Conclusion

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

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