Can we have a "Common Easy repairs" stickied thread in the Hardware Help, forum
I personally can contribute at least two entries for this type of thread right now. I have just spent a couple hours looking for white cog adjustment threads and venture to guess that many of the common problems with our again PS2 and going to be asked more and more. For the good of all I'd love to have a thread like this stickied. If a thread like this already exists on one of the other common PS2 sites sks, CSX, etc, then I'll go update it with as many links and info as I know of.
Fix MC ports not reading
Eliminate DVD squeal noise (specifically post #3)