Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Red flash on stanby,then push the on/off too start playing and shutsdown automatically and the blinking red light
I have had this problem, as my PS3 is now out of warrenty i have decided to fix it myself, so if your PS3 is out of warrenty aswel i sugguest you do the following, if not then send it back to sony.
The problem seems to be a over heating, you will notice this as the fan kicks in to high power after about 10mins.
What you need to do is disassemble it, heres a guide that can help you: http://www.llamma.com/PS3/repair/PS3_disassembly_tutorial.htm.
After this you will see the CPU and GPU, the problem there is the thermal compound on it, its dry and cracked and not enough, u need to clean all this off and buy some Artic Silver 5 Compound, on ebay for under £5, you then need to place some on the CPU and GPU corner to corner then smooth it across with a card, as thin as you can! then put it all back together.
Posted on Feb 16, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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