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Red light blinks after beep

Its not hot red light blinks after beep. yesterday i copied avi format movie from usb. it didnt play cause of format. iplayed it after that good. next day beep red light blinks dont know wht to do

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  • Anonymous Mar 01, 2008

    Blinking red light issues.

  • blackmask Mar 19, 2008

    red blinks after beeping..need help

  • fqh0014 Jun 20, 2008

    i was playing a game when there was a flactuation in the electrical current. My PS3 went off and returnted to standby mode. i tried to switch it on and experienced the blinking red light problem. I thought it might be out of overheating so i turned it off and tried switching it on the next morning and still had the same problem.
    i have tried taken the HD out and booting it on and it still gives me the blinking red light problem.

  • sjao Jun 30, 2008

    red light blinks after yellow light

  • Anonymous Oct 01, 2008

    The thing starts displays a green light then the red light starts blinking. Its dead!

  • Anonymous Oct 22, 2008

    I was playing my ps3 one day and I just turned it on for ten minutes when it suddenly froze and turned off. Then when i tried to turn it back on it turned green to show that it was turning on and then it turned orange after a couple seconds. Then it turned off and started blinking red. then it kept doing the same thing over and over. how can i fix this?

  • Anonymous Dec 03, 2008

    i have this problem but hey.. if theres books showin how to fix it why hasn't anyone POSTED THE SOLUTION. honestly if you come lookin for help and find it you should spread the wealth. really.

  • trusk1883 Dec 10, 2008

    I experienced the same problem last night. I was playing Warhawk and all of the sudden the system shut off and the red stanby light was flashing. When I tried to turn the system back on, the green light lit up for about 1 second, turned yellow for about a half second and then turned red and beeped 3 times. I tried doing the blower test to get the dust out and not even that will work.

    I hear that replacing the hard drive has resolves some peoples problems, but not all. Need solution!

  • FITZY1916 Feb 16, 2009

    yeah.. my ps3 just turned off while playin cod5.. don't know what has happened?? sooo PISSED!!!.. AND BORED!!



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Try resetting it. when you turn on the unit hold the power button until you hear three beeps and release.

if that doesnt work, sounds like you have the YLOD. might mean a bad power supply

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