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Playstation 3, 60Gb will no longer turn on properly

When The PS3 is turned on, the green light stays on for about 1 second and then turns amber and then begins to flash red and the fans stop and nothing happens.

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  • fapfap Jan 17, 2009

    I'm having the same exact problem as you, just started happening now. Did you find a way to fix it? I got the PS3 at launch so I'm probably pretty much screwed here.. stuff sucks.

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I called Sony awhile back. They will send a refurbished PS3 as a replacement even if it's out of warranty, just be prepared to lay down $170. You can alternatively try ebay where a few sellers claim to have a fix for half the price, though I wouldn't recommend it, going through Sony is probably your best bet. Your new PS3 will get a 90 day warranty. Not the best fix, but it's better than spending money on a new PS3 altogether.

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Same thing happened to my first PS3 about a week after i got it, called SONY tech support to troubleshoot but did not work, they decided to send me a warranty replacement, I havent had an issue with my new PS3. I recommend you do the same

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Your ps3 is trying to tell you that it it is broken to point it needs looked at call sony at 1800-345-7669 to see if it is under warrenty

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