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My system is not completely starting up. When i push the power button it acts like its going to start the light goes from red to green then blue and immediately to yellow then the indicator flashes red off and on. I have tryd to start the system holding eject as i turn it on. that did not work, i also took the hard drive completely out of the unit i dusted it with a can of air and put it all back together and still the same results. What could be my problem? How can i fix this.

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Sounds like the YLOD (yellow light of death) really red light, but you get the point. This is a common problem especially with the older thick PS3 when they over heat the chips get unseated in the solder. Sometimes opening up the system there are plenty of good guides on youtube ect just google them. You can get a heat gun and float them to reset the solder. This is the best solution then what nobody talks about is the changes you need to do after wards like weekly/monthly maintained of keeping it clean and well ventilated. You can also send it to a repair shop or send it to sony think they charge $150 and usually give a refurbished model to replace yours so isnt to cool, repair shops are best if you dont want to do it yourself.

Sorry couldnt give you something simple and sweet.


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