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Psp3 system; will not stay on

Psp3 system; has power to it;red light on;green light and fan will come on for seconds and shut down; red light flashs ; it is not over heated; sat for a day; still has same fault

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Same thing happened to my first PS3 about a week after i got it, called SONY tech support to troubleshoot but did not work, they decided to send me a warranty replacement, I havent had an issue with my new PS3. I recommend you do the same

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