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My ps3 shuts off within seconds of being turned on

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If it is what I think it is read below, but just in case please clarify what lights you are seeing on the front before it shuts off.

This problem happens with some of the PS3's and it is a motherboard issue. The PS3 motherboard needs to be reflowed using a reflow station. I have one of these stations on it's way to be able to fix this issue if you still have this problem. You can contact me at ced70@hotmail.com for more details.

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Posted on Jul 13, 2009

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