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I have ps3 60g red light flashing game stuck inside I have a 60 gig game just shut off as I was on the internet. When I tried to turn it back on it beeps shows a yellow light then turns back off. Also a game is stuck inside.

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  • drosanders May 28, 2009

    whats the price on that

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Hi my name is Juan and this problem you have is similar to the xbox 360 red ring of dead but in the xbox360 as well the ps3 some units can be fixed by doing a reflow to the VGA this can be done only with special tools and I am here to help you get your unit back and running I have the system to do the reflow or you can check other people on ebay they do the same on ebay enter the world ( ps3 reflow ) and you will see like 3 different people who do this type of job I am a ebay trusted power seller I do sell used ps3's and parts right now I don't offer the reflow service on ebay but I can help you let me know if you will like to try 80% of the units are reparable

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    Juan Rivera May 29, 2009

    ok if I can fix it is only 65 but if I can't fix it nothing this week from 10 units 2 units did not work 8 units work excellent all you have to do is ship the motherboard to me including the cooling fan I ask to send the fan also because ones I put everything together I use some special thermal paste between the fan and the VGA CHIP to keep the unit running cooler because heat is what caused this failure most of the times this problem occur when the unit is turn off after playing for a long time then the next day or next time you try to turn the unit on it worn't turn on
    so if you think you may have some problems to open the unit and take it apart then don't worry you can send all the unit and I will take care of it and you don't have to share your payment info with me you can pay me using paypal it is safe and better for both of us and also what you have to do is ask the ups store to print you a return shipping label and put it inside the box this way I can return your unit back to you it is really a good price to get your unit running again


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