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My son was playing his ps3 and it flashed red and green then shut down and there is no power

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  • gg_jservices Dec 18, 2008

    mine,s starts but when it is about toload the game, it cuts off. like the fan turns off.

  • jsgeyer96 Dec 19, 2008

    yes, its plugged into an outlet in the wall. it doesnt continue to flash, there is no power what so ever. it flashed right before shutting down. we have tried other outlets also.

  • gg_jservices May 11, 2010

    to the wall

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OKAY YOU SAY IT FLASHES GREEN AND RED!!! IS YOUR POWER CONNETED TO THE WALL OR TO WHAT???? I COULD SOLVE YOUR PROBLEM STEP BY STEP!!!

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