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Playstation 3 wiil not turn on

When i press the power button it turns green but goes to yellow and then starts flashing red HELP

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  • JLuckow Feb 18, 2009

    I have the exact same problem... first time iit turned off was after playing for 20 min, then after 2 min. and now it won't turn on at all....

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    ps3 wont turn on at all

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Hardware problem. Usually the motherboard, sometimes it's the hard drive. You can use a few ideas from this guide:

http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?board.id=ps3&thread.id=3290911

but more than likely you'll have to send the unit into Sony for repair. You can reach them @ 1-800-345-SONY

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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