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My playstation just shut off an the red light flashes

My playstation just shut off an the red light started blinking... now it won't turn on. It starts for like 5 seconds then shuts off and I get a blinking red light

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    JL Herrera Jr Jan 27, 2012

    Most important task before you start is: make note of which screw goes where and realize that this task is ONLY recommended if your warranty has expired.

    If your warranty expired and you don't want to dish out about $150, then go to your nearest RadioShack and purchase Arctic Silver thermal compound and go to the following sites depending on what ps3 you have... ie. slim or fatty. Make sure you clean the old compound with something pliable like a credit card. Add the new compound and spread it lightly over both CPU and PSU. Before you put it back together, make sure the fan and the heat sinks are free of any goop that might have collected over time. Once done, go in reverse.

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Do you get a yellow light? i bet you do..

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 back to Sony

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