Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
In my experience there have only been 2 issues that caused it to beep 3 times. First if you try to eject a disc and there is no disc inside it will do that. Secondly if the PS3 crashes it will beep 3 times and shut off. Typically turning it back on will work but in some cases a yellow light will show up that people refer to as the yellow light of death (YLOD). If that happens your PS3 needs repaired. You can send it to Sony and they will charge you a ton unless it's under warranty still, or you can find a private person or company to replace it. If you go the cheap route be advised that most places will not guarantee they can fix it and Sony won't touch it once it's been opened. Good luck!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
do you have it conneting to the wall??? or threw something else???? be specific!!! it sounds like your power is not connected right!!! but explain to me in detail!!! check your connection from your ps3 or try cleaning the port from the connection!!
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
I am sorry to say but your PS3 is dead. Do not take it to a repair shop they will steal your bluray laser and tell you the same thing. This is called blinking red lights of death or yellow light of death. There is no fix for this. Sony will replace your unit for $150. It might be $120 now (I don't recall)
Posted on Feb 12, 2009
Hi my name is Juan and I do fix and sell playstations3's so I do know your problem better than any body here the main problem you have is similar to the xbox360 red ring of dead so for now your ps3 is dead no way to turn it on but we have a fix for this problem the only bad part of this is that is done with a special system that is controlled by computer so not every one can do this like the xbox360 ps3 is more complicated in order to get your system up and running we need to have the motherboard or the completed ps3 to reflow the graphics chip some of the connections under the chip are not making good contact and this problem was cause by excessive heat so your ps3 needs to be open and the motherboard needs reflow and new thermal compound to dissipated the heat better there is some guys on ebay they do this type of job there I only sale parts and ps3's on ebay I don't offer this service on ebay but I do have the system to do it so if you like to see your system running again let me know I am located in Georgia.
Posted on Jun 10, 2009
Your Playstation 3 may be experiencing the same problems as my friends PS3. Either the problem may be a hard drive issue or the fans in your PS3 may be clogged with something. As far as Iknow this maybe the only two reasons as to why it is doing this. If those problems are not the solution, then you may have to send it into Sony to get replaced.
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
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Jun 06, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
9/10 times PS3 beeping is a heat sync problem. It means your CPU and GPU are overheated for long hours of work, poor ventilation of the console, or other reasons. The excess level of heat causes loosening the CPU and GPU. Therefore your CPU and GPU need to be re-seated.
However, before you do anything to fix PS3 three beeps, you should first try the following basic steps. Because there are chances you can easily fix this problem by them. Please Do Try.
1. Turn off the PS3 for more than 30 min , and then boot it up.
2. Unplug all cables, and plug them back in. Make sure they are connected correctly and firmly at both ends.
3. If that didn't work, then try to take out the hard-drive, and put it back in. Chances are this will not fix the problem but about 1% of the time it will due to the HD being connected securely.
For the most part, your PS3 still beeps 3 times after these efforts. That means you have to re-seat the CPU and GPU to fix the problem. In this case, I do recommend that you send your console to Sony repair service center, if your PS3 is still under warranty.
But for those whose console is out of warranty, I suggest they fix PS3 beeps by themselves, under the guide of professional repair manual, of course. Because if the warranty expires, one should pay $150 plus tax to Sony for repair the console, and wait 4-6 weeks for the return of PS3.
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