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Turns on light goes yellow then to flashing red ?????

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This is the yellow light of death. It is caused when the system overheats causing the solder on the board to melt and bridge. The system needs to be professionally reflowed. If it is under warranty then I would send it to Sony for repair. if not, check out www.wiredextreme.com. We are a BBB accredited repair company that can fix this for you. All of our repairs include a 90 day warranty with the option to extend. If you have any questions please call 1-888-389-3038 or e-mail support@wiredextreme.com.

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