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My ps3 60gb

Cutting out all the time

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Have you got the rear of the ps3 obstructed by anything could be over heating?

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If you are trying to say it powers off immideatly with a yellow light flash then you have the yellow light of death (ylod) I fixed mine using a youtube video. You would be better off sending in to sony for $149 for a refurbished one to solve.

Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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The Problem you have described is the Red light of death, AKA the RLOD. This is caused by the GPU and the CPU chips losing connection with the motherboard due to overheating.

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I have 2 options of helping you it just depends on what you want to do.

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Just run your cutter on it a few time...maybe 15 to 20 cuts will do? just be sure not to cut through the circuit board of your batt or it'll of course be a total mess...you wont be able to use it again...

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