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  • Anonymous Sep 05, 2008

    My playstation 3 will not stay turned on. When I turn on the power the system starts to boot then turns off and beeps 3 times. Console will not accept any discs either.

  • playstati923 Sep 14, 2008

    i have the same problem but the light turns green then yellow then blinking red and makes 2 beeps

  • Vulgar1 Sep 16, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. If you find out what this problem is post it here. I had someone hint that it may be the power supply. Sony wanted me to send it in to repair for 150.00 bucks.

  • Anonymous Sep 24, 2008

    yea mine stays on for like 3 seconds and dies WTF?

  • 7evan7 Sep 24, 2008

    yea mine wont stay on it beeps 2 times before dieing.

  • ger527 Oct 09, 2008

    I replaced the power cord but the ps3 still powers up for 2 seconds beeps and shuts off with the red light blinking. Does anyone know what the problem is? How do I fix it???? HELP!

  • Anonymous Oct 12, 2008

    same here, it just turns on for a second or 2 then beeps and turns back off into a state where the red light is blinking rapidly, what the F is up??

  • dialotheman Oct 19, 2008

    ps3 will not turn on

  • Anonymous Oct 19, 2008

    i have the same problem can anyone help

  • Anonymous Nov 28, 2008

    has anybody found the solution to the flashing red light my ps3 just strted do that while loading a game.

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    i can do anything for 3 minutes on my console and then turn off and the red button is blinking ... help?

  • Anonymous Dec 12, 2008

    ps3 turns on and then the light turns yellow then it dies and the light flashes red.

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2008

    Same, PS3 boots up normal then 3 seconds later the light turns yellow then red and is powered off again with the light blinking.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    starts to boot then yellow light blinks and system shuts down leaving a red warning light blinking

  • elliemay6720 Jan 11, 2009

    my ps3 turns off completly by it self in mid game...why?

  • philye66 Feb 01, 2009

    My Playstation 3 turns on fine and plays a game but shortly cuts out and shows a yellow light before just leaving the red light flashing.

  • Anonymous Mar 11, 2009

    i turn it on and it turns off on it own

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    i turn my ps3 on and 2 seconds later the light turns yellow then shuts off and beeps and blinks its red light

  • marcemarc748 May 15, 2009

    My playstation won't stay turned on. as soon as i turn it on the indicater light turns yellow then blinks red.

  • michael_stre May 15, 2009

    playstation 3 wont stay turned on

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    I turn my ps3 on and 2 seconds later the light turns yellow then shuts off and beeps and blinks its red light.


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When light urns yellow then red and starts flashing this is a design fault with the 60G ps3, i had bought my ps3 about 1yr 8mths ago phoned sony playstation and there going to replace my ps3 on the 30/12/08 merry xmas and good luck

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Cell processor solder joints have become stressed. The CPU needs reflowing.


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I help a friend out the owns a lan center and who repairs computer and game consoles and we have found out the its one of a few things update problem, board overheated and moved the chips around or the harddrive if yall want go to our website

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The game wont turn on and the light turns reds and blinks

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