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Green light then red/green light then flashing red

I start sytem and get a green light for a second then then red/green light then flashing red light. There is nothing on the monitor.

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Hello there Nancy
If you have the RED light of death, this means the chips inside your PS3 have lost connection to the Motherboard, there are several ways to fix this problem and get back to gaming.
Solution 1

Send the console to Sony they will fix the problem if your in warranty, If your not in warranty than it will cost you $150, the process will take about 4-6 weeks and all saved data may be lost.
Solution 2

Fixing the problem with a PS3 repair guide Max cost $40 cheaper than repair and replacement price.
CONTACT SONY
FIND A VERY GOOD PS3 REPAIR GUIDE
Hope this helps
Let me know if you need any help

Posted on Dec 30, 2011

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1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again
2) Check if there's any loose cable.
3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.


If this did not work

Send your playstation 3 back to Sony

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