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when i start up my PS3 sometimes it works and gets beyond the 'wave of death' where it will freeze up in the menu. other times if i listen very closely i can hear it try to start, but it won't. it makes a small whirr of start up noise then a little click and nothing. i had a computer with this problem once, but restarting the computer worked fine, but with the playstation i just get one of the two start-ups above. if it has been unused for a long time it will start up and play a game. one game. if i try to play another back to the problem stated. i want to know if this is something i can fix on my own. it is a 60 GB ps3 with the backwards capabilities
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Re: PS3 start-up problem
Hello. Try swapping out the hard drive. This is fairly common and I have seen the same symptoms before. Just pull out the hard drive and buy one just like it or even upgrade a bit up to 100GB, and replace it. When you start it up again, it will prompt you to reformat the hard drive. Do that na dit should start up just fine. Thanks!!
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It seems that your PS3 might have overheated. Although it looks well-ventilated in your video, check to see if there is dust blocking any of the vents. If there isn't, listen to see if the fans are moving when the PS3 is on. If you don't hear anything, you have a broken fan that needs to be replaced.
I assume you checked the fuel pressure and it is normal. Are the spark plugs getting spark when it fails to start ? Are you getting injector pulse from the computer ? Any trouble codes stored in the computer ?
Do you know if the new battery is fully charged? Sometimes new batteries are only given a quick charge, which may not be enough to start an engine. Is there any sign of power when you turn the ignition key?
Another thing to check is the actual contact on the battery poles. I've seen a case where the inside of the post connector was not clean and prevented a strong enough connection to allow the starter to work.
I've had similar for a long time, now the picture only lasts a few minutes or seconds. Have to turn the TV off, wait 5 minutes, turn it back on. That's with Sky HD. Used to be the same with SCART but I don't use that any more, and I get it with the Wii on Component. However HD DVD and Blu Ray players are no problem!
See my post here - http://www.avforums.com/forums/lcd-led-lcd-tvs/1622157-samsung-f71-flashing-pattern-fault.html
Way out of warranty but really just need some repair expert to tell me what needs fixing. Taking the cover off there are very few components and look easy to replace, and seen some on ebay. A fix from Samsung would be vastly in excess of the value of the TV.
I'd check the battery first. I've seen the post break loose from the batteries in many Sportsters and leave them dead on the road. I've only seen this happen once on a Big Twin. Why? I have no idea. If nothing on the bike works, this may be the problem. If everything else works but it just won't start, I need more information. Does the starter engage and the engine turn over?
I understand your frustration - my PS3 went through about a two week phase where it only read disks about a quarter of the time. It sounds like you have gone through a lot of the standard troubleshooting stuff, so I'm just going to ramble some facts and ideas and hopefully something will be able to help you! - If your television works, there is no reason it wouldn't be able to host the PS3 system. There is a chance that it will not support full 1080p high definition, but the PS3 is still incredible in standard definition. - Have you used any AUX input devices on your television before to confirm that the red/white/yellow input jacks work? And have you checked any documentation on your television to see if there is some way to switch to AUX input? - If you've pressed the button for 5 seconds, the PS3 should be using its default graphics mode, and will be in standard definition using the cables, so that shouldn't be the problem - If the regular cable TV is playing, there is a good chance the TV needs you to ask it to switch to a new mode of input manually - is there a button on the controller labeled "input", "source", or "AUX"? If none of these are any help, I would recommend going on eBay or heading to the nearest GameStop and buying a new set of connection cables - there is a chance that is the problem, and is a lot cheaper than tossing the PS3 entirely! Good luck, and I hope I was able to help!