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Ps3 when turning on green light yellow light flashes red then turns off

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  • kmosher1973 Dec 17, 2008

    game turns on then yellow light, system turns off and red light flashes

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    my ps3 turns green than yellow

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2009

    same

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This is known as yellow light of death u could call sony for a repair which cost 150$ or fix it yourselve with a video on youtube.

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Posted on Jul 16, 2010

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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: 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 will not turn on

Your playstation is oficially broken and needs to either be replaced or repaired. Sony will fix this problem for $150.00 through their website(under warranty its free). This problem happened because it overheated and the soder melted to the point where the componets shut down and the unit went into safe mode :( :(

Posted on Jul 19, 2009

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SOURCE: Ps3's light is blinking red. When turned on, it

You have the YLOD my friend. you can reball it or reflow it if you know how or have someone do it for you.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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SOURCE: when i turn on ps3

We work with these issues all the time, it is called YLOD. A Chip gets separated from the mother board causing it to shut off with a yellow light and 3 beeps after that. in order to repair that you must send it to sony or find a local repair shop that works with ps3.

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www.1RepairStop.com

Posted on Sep 09, 2011

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