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Play station 3 wont power on

I read your thread about the ps3 i have one wont power on and no power at all. it was bought christmas 07 so it is past the 1 year warrenty. you think they will take care of it?

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Hello. It is highly doubtful that Sony would repair it for free. They would charge you $150 (US) to replace it. The big problem with that is, you may get a system that is not similar to yours. If you have an original 60GB unit, you would most likely get back a 40GB unit that is not backwards compatible. There are many people that sell good parts for the PS3. I will post some links at the bottom for you. You will need a new power supply.

Go to ebay.com and search for these auction numbers. These are the compatible power supplies. I would advise that you find one with a warranty. If you are in a different country other then the US you can go to google.com and type in PS3 power supply. That should help get you even more choices. Also, you may want to extract yours first and make sure you purchase one with the exact same voltage on it. I know for a fact that there are 2 power supplies that they used for the North American units and they all are the same voltage. But I'm not sure if they used the same ones for other regions.

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http://www.playstation3forsale.net/Store/Playstation-3-Parts



Here is a step by step tutorial to disassemble the PS3 the safe and correct way.
http://www.llamma.com/PS3/repair/PS3_disassembly_tutorial.htm
You don't even need to go that far to get the power supply out, but it's a great guide.

I hope this helps you!! Good luck and happy gaming!!!

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