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After about 5-10 minutes the ps3 bleeps 3 times and switches off redlight continues to flash after it turnes off

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Its called the yellow light of death..google or look on you tube and youll find every answer you need

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This is known as the yellow light of death for the ps3. This can be caused by dust buildup in the console, and then the unit overheating. Once the unit overheats, it causes solder on the board to melt. Once melted it bridges(connects) and shorts out the board giving you the error you have now. First contact sony and see if the unit is still under warranty with this site: https://service1.us.playstation.com/rma.htm?_flowExecutionKey=_cAB96F84F-8DB4-2C4E-3368-C3B01BB770F5_k8997F39E-B8B8-B1EF-51B9-162937A6B113

If the unit is not under warranty, go to www.wiredextreme.com. We are a console repair company based in Texas, and we can fix your console. We give a free diagnosis of what is wrong(excluding shipping), and will call with an estimate of repairs before any work is done. All our work comes with a 30 day warranty, and you can buy up to 4 years worth of warranty.

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1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.


The problem you have encountered needs professional service and repair, so do not try fiddling much with your PS3 at home, if the above steps do not work please send your playstation 3 for repairs to Sony.

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