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I turn the console on from the switch but when i press the operate button it turns green for a second then beeps goes white for a second then the red light flashes on and off. Can ya help?

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  • waynerewind Apr 24, 2010

    hi ,i turn on my console no picture but i can here peeps when i push buttons with the remote and i think i am selecting things but no picture .can you help

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Yes hello,
This happend to my ps3 a while back, you have a defective unit, the console has over heated and you will need to send it in for repair..

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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Brought a second hand ps3 slim 160gb.when everything is on tv says no signal i hold button down but no beeps light goes from green to red anybody help please


Try this Make sure no game in ps3 turn ps3 off and by the switch at the back unplug it wait a couple of sec then plug it back in turn on buy the switch at the back then hold down power and eject hear a beep keep both preseec till 2nd beep let go should be able set it to ya tv

Dec 28, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 wheni go to turn it on n press the button the lite goesfrm green rite back to red n wont turn on


This fix works for some models, so if it does not work for you please tell me your model number

Look at the bottom. This is what it looks like:

SONY

PLAYSTATION 3

CECH-*** = Your model number

SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC.

MADE IN XXXXX

You can do this fan test.
Turn the main switch off, hold the eject button.

While holding the eject button, turn the main switch on, when the power light is green, release it, it will beep
The fan will operate at the highest speed possible and will eject any disc that is inside.
After about 15 seconds the fan will stop spinning and the ps3 will beep 3 times and blink a red light.
When this happens, turn the main switch off and on then turn it on normally.
Let me know how this goes!!

P.S. It will not harm your ps3, It's testing the cooling fan.

Nov 28, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Red light blinks and wont stay on when push power button


You can do this fan test.

Turn the main switch off, hold the eject button.

While holding the eject button, turn the main switch on, when the power light is green, release it and you should hear a beep.

The fan will operate at the highest speed possible and will eject any disc that is inside.

After about 15 seconds the fan will stop spinning and the ps3 will beep 3 times and the red light will blink. When this happens, turn the main switch off and on then turn it on normally.

Tell me how this goes!!



May 05, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When the console off the red light keeps blanking and when turned the console on the light turns green then it turns a light green then it turns off is it something i can fix on my own


try holding poew buton again let it beep 3 times
then hold it a second time and it would beep once solid beep and then listen for two short beeps then release the power button you will see a screen marked connect controller with usb and press ps button to continue you are now in service mode then just restore default settings and you should be up in hdmi or av

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

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My PS3 has had the YLOD 3 times now and I've repaired every time myself. Each time I repaired it last about 6months before it gets hit by the YLOD again. After repairing the console for a 3rd time I was...


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Sep 01, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My playstation has the light trun green yellow flashing red light


With your PS3 turned off, press and hold the Power button on the front of the PS3 for about 10 seconds (the system will beep as normal as it starts up but after 7-10 seconds it will beep again). The video settings should now be reverted. Doing this will also reset any theme settings. try this? seems to fix alot of issues.

Jan 22, 2010 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console

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My ps3 it goes green beeps twice then goes red and flashes on/off


you might be holding the power on button to long. you hold the power on button until it beeps to reset the video output. try turning it on by using your controller. just press the ps3 button and if the red light is on then it should come on.

Oct 14, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Turn power on press swich at front red goes to green ie on 2 seconds turns off red


Its called the red light of death, turn it back off then hold down the button, it should beep once then beep twice quickly. It takes a few tries

Sep 01, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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PS3 stopped during play, now won't stay on.


Press and Hold your PS3 power button for at least 6 seconds and see if it beeps twice.... Make sure you have your composite jacks(Red, White, Yellow) hooked up to your PS3 and TV in order to see diplay and hear sound.
This will reset your PS3, but you will still keep all your data!
Good Luck!

Jun 19, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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