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I have ps3 but if i try to make switch on but same time it is going to stand by mode (if i press power switch just coming green light then coming red light and going to stand by mode no picture can you help me what can i do?

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Jijo This is a Motherboard or a stuffed HDD issue. You can replace the HDD without voiding the warranty and Sony will even provide the instructions whoever if its a motherboard issue you will have to send it back so....either way its an issue right now where you will have to contact Sony.

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The following pictures illustrate the CECHX0X model, however the light sequence is applicable to all PlayStation 3 models.

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