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My 12th old ps3 has been faultless until 6/2/10 .It will not boot up at all .The start up red light turns to green as per normal then after 2 seconds it flashes red and goes back into stand-by mode Any ideas ? Steve

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If ur ps3console wont start up....then the things to check are>>> 1.check urpower cable 2.check whether u have inserted the disc properly and precisely.3.check the insertion of memory card... 4.check the video port.......
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That is the PS3 "Red light of death"

The articles below could help you fix them :)

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SOURCE: 60gb ps3 wont start up.

Possibly the very common mother board failure. Slight possibility that the power supply is failed, but the capacitors in either component can be tested with capacitor tester and service manual to test for the faulty component.

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Testimonial: "I found out that I got the YLOD ( Yellow Light Of Death) Thanks for answering"

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SOURCE: when I turn my PS3 on the green light come on for about 2 sec

have you cheked the kabels and stuf

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SOURCE: My ps3 had a flashing

Hello there corbie dadd

If you have the brief flashing yellow light, then its followed by a red blinking light then you have the yellow light of death AKA the YLOD.

The lights are a warning sign to let you know something is wrong. I can give you the quick explanation, There are 2 chips on the motherboard inside the PS3, the GPU (graphics) and the CPU (brain), when playing the ps3 the solder heats up and when you finish playing it cools down, over time this will cause the soldering to crack and the chips to lose connection with the motherboard and you get the YLOD.

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE

Option 1 - Call Sony

In warranty the Price is Free, out of warranty the Price is $150, the whole process is 4-6 weeks

You can call Sony and they will collect the PS3, repair/replace, and deliver the PS3 back to you

Option 2 - Fix it your Self

You can use a PS3 fix manual to get this fixed easily and at home using household tools you probably already own.

Click here to know more on PS3 Fix Manuals which has helped so many people like you.

Good luck

Best regards

Peter

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