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Ps3 green light turns yellow then red. never stays on.

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Hi,
I had the same issue, wasn't under warranty, sent it to Joegoods.com and they fixed it for cheaper than what Sony wanted to charge me.

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You have a system failure. At this time there is no known solution for this issue. You may want to call Sony and get your unit replaced. Many spammers are posting links only for a solution, but I can guarantee that none of the info at those sites will help for this problem. If Sony wants the $250 to exchange your unit, I would do that. It normally only takes a week from the time you call them to get your refurbished unit.
Another thing you might consider is selling the unit for parts and putting the money towards a brand new unit or a refurbished one.

I wish you good luck.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

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SOURCE: PS3 does not turn on. When I press the on button, red light turns green thne to yellow then to flashing red.

This is called a System Error. It is about the same as the Xjunks ring of death. You need to call Sony if you haven't broken your seal yet.

Posted on Jun 25, 2008

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SOURCE: From standby PS3 wont turn on.

that sounds like your main power supply unit

Posted on May 29, 2009

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SOURCE: ps3 won't power up!!

the Yellow Light of Death has hit your console. you must have the unit repaired...or replace it.

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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SOURCE: light turns on, light turns yellow, light turns red and blinks.

Your ps3 has overheated. This is the equivilent to the red ring of death for xbox 360. The ps3 problem is called "yellow light of death" this means your ps3 has died due to the console being overheated. The solution to this problem is either getting a new playstation or take it to a shop in the UK and they could help you fix it for a price around £30-£50 GBP.

Posted on Aug 15, 2009

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SOURCE: when i power on ps3: light goes green to blue to red (3 beeps)?

This is the yellow light of death i got it some time ago and had to buy a new ps3 there is a way to fix it but i costs more than a new ps3 i had to buy a new one so your screw lol.

Posted on Dec 06, 2009

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SOURCE: blinking red light

you got whats called the red ring of dealth is happens if u leave it on for a while and the only thiung to do is send it back to the factory to get it fixed or buy a new one witch i wouldent so just call 1-800-4my-xbox

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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