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Shutting down on 60mg system

Help me.....angry PS3 user....

When I switch on my PS3 (60meg) system it turns on for anything from 1 to 5 seconds and then shuts down.. the red light comes on and I then get 3 beeps ... it can't be the heat element as I haven't used it for 3 weeks and its not in a place where it can overheat...

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  • Roundini Feb 18, 2008

    It didn't really work..so I took the system back and got myself a replacement.

  • Ligerismad Feb 19, 2008

    I also have a problem with my PS3 my shuts down and green,Yellow then red and there is a clicking sound. I also took out the hard drive and see if it was the HD but it still was making that clicking sound and it still won't start even with out the hard drive. can somebody help plz.

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2008

    WE HAVE SAME PROBLEM AND IT WONT READ THE DISKS. CALLED SONY AND THEY SAY SEND IT BACK BUT THEY CHARGE YOU $149.00 TO TRY AND FIX IT. WE SHOULDNT HAVE TO PAY FOR ANYTHING, AS MUCH AS WE PD FOR IT FROM THE START. WE HAVE HAD IT FOR 1 YR AND OUT OF THAT YR ITS WORKED 4 MOS. TOTAL. BEEN JUST DEBATING ON TO TRY FINDING SOMEONE TO FIX IT OR FORK OUT MORE MONEY FOR ANOTHER ONE AND HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM IN 6 MOS. THEY SHOULD PUT A RECALL ON IT AND LET US REPLACE IT FROM WHERE PURCHASED FOR ANOTHER OR REFUND OUR MONEY. I DONT KNOW ABOUT YOU BUT I PD. 499.00 FOR IT AND MONEY DOESNT GROW ON TREES.

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Try holding the power button on the right
side of the console as you turn the back power switch on.Keep on holding the power button and see if there is a double beep.If this doesn't work,and if you want to try this? Open the HDD cover on the left side of the unit(front facing you).after removing the cover,remove the HDD unit and reconnect.It might be a loose HDD connection.This should only take you 2 mins to do and it won't void your warranty

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