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PS3 RESETINGS Keeps reseting every time turned on,,,, keeps making a orange light

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  • Ronald_ps3 Nov 05, 2008

    my ps3 won't go on

    when i try to put it on

    the light turns green for 1 sec

    then it turns on yellow/orange

    at last is flashes red



    I also called playstation service

    they sad the only solution was to replace it for 190 euro

    I hope some of you got a better solution

  • HbyH Nov 05, 2008

    Yeah this happened to my PS3 60gb from Jan 1, 2007.

    I'm sorry to say this, but as far as I know (and I've searched) It's Dead (They call it the YLOD -- Yellow light of death -- I didn't even know the damn system had a yellow light!) .

    You can get a replacement from sony for free if it has been less than a year, otherwise you'll have to pay sony like $150 for a refubished model (or so I've heard). Or if you have a store warranty, you could try to use that.

    I was lucky enough to have a 2-year full replacement warranty from where I bought it, so I'll get all of my money back.

    Good Luck

  • HueysFantasy Nov 21, 2008

    i too have been cursed with the yellow light of death. i was watching a movie it froze like before when it would freeze i would use the power button to shut down and then i tried to resume my movie it came on green then yellow then blinking red. i tried everythign except for taking it apart then i broke downa dn called sony they said for me to send it in with 150 and then i should get it back. now i didn't ask what would happen with my saved game data or anything. maybe i should pull the hard drive otu before sending it?

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