Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
When I turn on my PS3, the red light turns green for a second, then yellow, then the system turns off. Any suggestions?
You have the red light of death on a ps3 wich means your ps3 is completely stuffed it cannot be fixed id get onto playstion support and send it back for a new one
Posted on Jul 03, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
This is called a System Error. It is about the same as the Xjunks ring of death. You need to call Sony if you haven't broken your seal yet.
Posted on Jun 25, 2008
PS3 has overheated and the thermal compound between the cpu/gpu and heat sync need to be replaced. the gpu and cpu may need to be reflowed as well. Had the same problem and fixed mine. The thermal compound was pretty much gone when i opened up the system. Also dont keep your ps3 on its side leave it flat this will help keep the compound from moving as much.
Posted on May 18, 2009
SOURCE: ps3 will not turn on
Your playstation is oficially broken and needs to either be replaced or repaired. Sony will fix this problem for $150.00 through their website(under warranty its free). This problem happened because it overheated and the soder melted to the point where the componets shut down and the unit went into safe mode :( :(
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
Your ps3 has overheated. This is the equivilent to the red ring of death for xbox 360. The ps3 problem is called "yellow light of death" this means your ps3 has died due to the console being overheated. The solution to this problem is either getting a new playstation or take it to a shop in the UK and they could help you fix it for a price around £30-£50 GBP.
Posted on Aug 15, 2009
This is the yellow light of death i got it some time ago and had to buy a new ps3 there is a way to fix it but i costs more than a new ps3 i had to buy a new one so your screw lol.
Posted on Dec 06, 2009
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