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The PS3 will not start up although the green light is on and it accepts and ejects discs. There is no signal shown on the T.V through the HDMI cable or AV cord. It does not sound like the fan is running either.

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Im sorry,i have no solution.

Posted on Jan 26, 2009

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2. Hold down the eject disc button.
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I think that u just didn't dust it off enough and the fans could no circulate the hot air well enough and the system ended up damaging its self.

You can go to www.us.playstation.com Click on PlayStation 3<support<Service. The service link can be found in the bottom right hand corner. Just fill out a service report form and then they will ship you a box for you to re-ship your system into for repairs.

Note: If your PS3 is out of warranty you will have to pay $149 for this service with a credit card.

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2. Do Not try to open up the playstation. You may do more damage than good.

3. Try to halfway insert another game, cd, or dvd into the playstation 3 and press eject.

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