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Ps3 problems my 2 week old ps3 is showing a red screen and is blinking error and to contact tech support

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If you got it 2 weeks ago, then just go return it. You dont need tech support if you just recently bought with warranty.

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My son's ps3 starts and then when you get to the home screen it shuts off and the red light blinks


Hi there sbeckett

The Problem you have described is the Red light of death, AKA the RLOD. This is caused by the GPU and the CPU chips losing connection with the motherboard due to overheating.

THE SOLUTION

I have 2 options of helping you it just depends on what you want to do.

OPTION 1

You can contact Sony for a repair/replace.

Wait time: 4 - 6 weeks

Price:

in warranty $0

Out of warranty $150

OPTION 2

You can repair the error your self with the help of a PS3 repair guide.

Wait time: Instant download, Repairs usually average 2 hours

Price: $40

You can find a great PS3 Repair guide Right here

That's everything you need to get this problem sorted.

Petong

Jun 15, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Disc does not feed into the playstation


When your Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take, I will go through each one now so you know what to do.
Option 1
Send The PS3 to Sony
Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.
Price:
If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.
If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150
Waiting Time:
4-6 weeks
Sony Contacts right here
Option 2
The PS3 Repair guide
When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:
The YLOD - Yellow light of death/ Red light error
The Disk Read error
The Hard disk Corruption error
The Red Screen of death - Serious error
PS3 Freeze up Error
PS3 No Signal Error - no display
FIX All error messages
between $40 - $60

May 25, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will not turn on its just blinking red..... it acts like its going to boot but no go


hey there you have the red light of death - RLOD

When your Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take, I will go through each one now so you know what to do.

Option 1

Send The PS3 to Sony

Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.

Price:

If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.

If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150

Waiting Time:

4-6 weeks

Sony Contacts right here

Option 2

The PS3 Repair guide

When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems found below:

NOW THE PROBLEMS BELOW CAN BE FIXED WITHOUT OPENING YOUR PS3

PS3 Yellow light of death fix

The YLOD - Yellow light of death

The Red light of death

PS3 Freeze up Error

More Technical Problems Below

The Hard disk Corruption error

The Red Screen of death - Serious error

The Disk Read error

PS3 No Signal Error - no display

FIX All error messages

But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.

Price: averages between $30 - $40

Wait time: instant download and repair within 2 hours

I really hope I have enlightened you and you do what is needed to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible

Please leave any comments if you need any further assistance

Best Regards

Peter Fix

Mar 12, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Cords got ripped out of system then i plugged it in and its blinking then flashing yellow and turning off


Welcome to Fixya

YLOD or yellow light of death (indicated by the flashing yellow light). When you are Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take.


Option 1

Send The PS3 to Sony

Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.

Price:

If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.

If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150

Waiting Time:

4-6 weeks

Sony Contacts right here



Option 2

The PS3 Repair guide

When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:

The YLOD - Yellow light of death/ Red light error

The Disk Read error

The Hard disk Corruption error

The Red Screen of death - Serious error

PS3 Freeze up Error

PS3 No Signal Error - no display

FIX All error messages


But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.

Price: averages between $40 - $60

Wait time: instant download and repair within 2 hours


I really hope I provided you information to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible.


Thanks!

Mar 07, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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As soon as you turn the system on, the power light stays on for a few seconds, and at the same time the yellow light close to the video controller component blinks once. For those same seconds, the yellow...


hey there rls

When your Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take, I will go through each one now so you know what to do.

Option 1

Send The PS3 to Sony

Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.

Price:

If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.

If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150

Waiting Time:

4-6 weeks

Sony Contacts right here

Option 2

The PS3 Repair guide

When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:

PS3 Yellow light of death fix

The YLOD - Yellow light of death

The Red light of death

The Disk Read error

The Hard disk Corruption error

The Red Screen of death - Serious error

PS3 Freeze up Error

PS3 No Signal Error - no display

FIX All error messages

But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.

Price: averages between $30 - $40

Wait time: instant download and repair within 2 hours

I really hope I have enlightened you and you do what is needed to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible

Please leave any comments if you need any further assistance

Best Regards

Peter Fix

Feb 06, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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What do i do for my ps3 is turns on then turns from red to yellow then turns off


Welcome to Fixya

YLOD or yellow light of death (indicated by the flashing yellow light). When you are Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take.


Option 1

Send The PS3 to Sony

Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.

Price:

If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.

If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150

Waiting Time:

4-6 weeks

Sony Contacts right here



Option 2

The PS3 Repair guide

When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:

The YLOD - Yellow light of death/ Red light error

The Disk Read error

The Hard disk Corruption error

The Red Screen of death - Serious error

PS3 Freeze up Error

PS3 No Signal Error - no display

FIX All error messages


But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.

Price: averages between $40 - $60

Wait time: instant download and repair within 2 hours


I really hope I provided you information to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible.


Thanks for using Fixya!

Jan 19, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 comes on big no green or yellow lite an also black screen


Welcome to Fixya

YLOD or yellow light of death (indicated by the flashing yellow light). When you are Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take.


Option 1

Send The PS3 to Sony

Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.

Price:

If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.

If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150

Waiting Time:

4-6 weeks

Sony Contacts right here



Option 2

The PS3 Repair guide

When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:

The YLOD - Yellow light of death/ Red light error

The Disk Read error

The Hard disk Corruption error

The Red Screen of death - Serious error

PS3 Freeze up Error

PS3 No Signal Error - no display

FIX All error messages


But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.

Price: averages between $40 - $60

Wait time: instant download and repair within 2 hours


I really hope I provided you information to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible.

Dec 29, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 turned off in the middle of a game and now it wont turn on?


there are also 2 SOLUTION
OPTION 1
You can contact Sony for a repair/replace.

Wait time: 4 - 6 weeks

Price:

in warranty $0

Out of warranty $150/$200

OPTION 2

You can repair the error by your self with the help of lightsfix repair guide.



Price: $37

You can find a great PS3 lightsfix guide Right here

That's everything you need to get this problem

like :
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and good luck

Oct 18, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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