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No power to PS3

My son left our ps3 on all night and now it has no power at all. What can be wrong with it and is there anything i can do to fix it?

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If you get no led lights, red lights or anything then it's likely that you need to replace the power supply. It's easy enough for the home user to do. If it's under warranty still then by all means use it. Otherwise open up the PS3 (you'll need a special T10 Security driver) I think you can get one from Radioshack but I'm not 100% sure. All the other screws are normal phillps. Then you'll see your power supply, it's the big square box on the left. Check to see which one you have and then match it up with a replacement one on ebay. They go for around $50 if I'm not mistaken. Make sure you get the same one you had before, they're not all the same.

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