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My ps3 wont cut on and the light wont stop flashing red

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SOURCE: Ps3 won't cut on green light appears then yellow

It's a power/motherboard problem. Happened to me 2 weeks ago. Call Sony and get them to repair it. Pretty much your only option. It'll be free if you've bought the PS3 in the past year and still have the receipt, however if you don't it'll be $150 bucks.

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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SOURCE: PS3 TURNS ON THEN CUTS OFF FLASHES RED

Usually that means your fan or anthor device inside your ps3 has stopped working it has done it to me unfortnaully the only way to get rid of this is to send it to sony 150$ or buy a new ps3 :(

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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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 wont turn on, jus beeps 4 times an red light blinks

This could be any of a number of problems try these solutions one of which may work. If they all fail to work you can contact sony directly at
http://www.uk.playstation.com/Support/PS3
or
http://www.us.playstation.com/support/PS3

  • Remove any obstructions from the vents.
  • Allow at least 4 inches of clearance on all sides for the PLAYSTATION 3.
  • Remove the PLAYSTATION 3 from any cabinets so it is out in the open.
  • Shut the PLAYSTATION 3 down completely and let it cool down to room temperature, then try running it again.
  • If the fan cannot be heard before the system shut down, the PLAYSTATION 3 may need to be sent in for service.
  • If there is no airflow from any of the vents, the system may need to be sent in for service
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

milten1
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SOURCE: ps3 wont turn on flashing red light

check you airvents,,,
you have a problem with your hardrive
call sony they are very good about handling this issue

Posted on Oct 12, 2009

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SOURCE: screen goes blank and standby light keeps flashing red

How to fix ps3 yellow light of death 3. tips first

1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work, then there are 2 options left for you on how to fix your ps3 safe and fast!

Send your playstation 3 back to Sony

You might think that this is an great option, but take a look at some statistics. Most users had to wait at least 4-6 weeks before they had their Console back. And also, if your warranty is expired, you have to pay a big fat $150,- to get the job done! Does this still sound as a good option?

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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My ps3 wont turn on and flashes red press once stops flashing pressed again and it starts to turn on (green light) then stops and beeps then flashes red


Hello
This is due to a hard drive fault.Try removing the hard drive and reinstalling it.
Also while it is out, use a can of compressed air to blow all dust from your ps3.

If the above does not work your going to need a new hard drive.

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My ps3 wont start, you can plug it and it has a red flashing light, wont power on or nothing, cant even soft start it. what is and what can i do. any help will be very appreciated


Hi frankie,

Are you seeing any flashing red/yellow lights?

If so this is the red light error and you will find that is why the system will not turn on.

Why Does It Happen?

The GPU and the CPU are the 2 main chips in the system and they deal with all of the number crunching however they can get very hot and if they lose connection the system will either freeze up or turn off and give you the red flashing light.

How To Fix?

The key is stopping the heat build up and you can either send it in and they will fix it for you.

Bear in mind that for the PS3 red flashing light error you will be waiting for about 4 weeks and it will also cost you $150 for the repair bill!

Other Ways To Fix?

You can also use a good PS3 Repair Guide to fix it and this will show you how to stop the heat build up with a few household items.

Just make sure that you get a good guide there are some good ones out there!

Click Here For A Complete Review Of All Available PS3 Repair Guides.

Hope this helps and any questions let me know?

Mar 25, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Was on internet than cut out..wont turn back on ..light just flashing


Hi bill86246,

Are you seeing any flashing red/yellow lights?

If so this is the red light error and you will find that is why the system will not turn on.

Why Does It Happen?

The GPU and the CPU are the 2 main chips in the system and they deal with all of the number crunching however they can get very hot and if they lose connection the system will either freeze up or turn off and give you the red flashing light.

How To Fix?

The key is stopping the heat build up and you can either send it in and they will fix it for you.

Bear in mind that for the PS3 red flashing light error you will be waiting for about 4 weeks and it will also cost you $150 for the repair bill!

Other Ways To Fix?

You can also use a good PS3 Repair Guide to fix it and this will show you how to stop the heat build up with a few household items.

Just make sure that you get a good guide there are some good ones out there!

Click Here For A Complete Review Of All Available PS3 Repair Guides.

Hope this helps and any questions let me know?

Mar 19, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Screen goes blank and standby light keeps flashing red


How to fix ps3 yellow light of death 3. tips first

1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work, then there are 2 options left for you on how to fix your ps3 safe and fast!

Send your playstation 3 back to Sony

You might think that this is an great option, but take a look at some statistics. Most users had to wait at least 4-6 weeks before they had their Console back. And also, if your warranty is expired, you have to pay a big fat $150,- to get the job done! Does this still sound as a good option?

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Playstation 3 (PS3) Console: i had a power cut whilst playing ps3 , now it wont...


First thing to try is a video reset.

While the PS3 if off (red light solid) hold down the power button until you hear the SECOND beep, quickly release.

Let me know if this works, otherwise we'll try step 2.

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PS3 wont work, red flashing light


If it flashes yellow to you have the Yellow light of death. google it. otherwise its just overheated

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I have one like it here. A power supply wont cure it.

It needs major help..Check the web for repair guys

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my ps3 cut out whilst playing it now won't switch on

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My ps3 has the flashing red light!!


HI, your power supply unit has failed. you will need to replace this power supply unit asap to restore normal functions.

I would invest in some cooling enhancement in the future to prevent this type of failure.

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PS3 TURNS ON THEN CUTS OFF FLASHES RED


Usually that means your fan or anthor device inside your ps3 has stopped working it has done it to me unfortnaully the only way to get rid of this is to send it to sony 150$ or buy a new ps3 :(

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