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This is known as the yellow light of death. This is caused when the unit overheats causing solder on the board to melt and bridge(connect). Once this happens it shorts out the board causing the error you have now. Contact Sony and see if the unit is still under warranty.

If the unit is not under warranty go to www.wiredextreme.com. We are a console repair company based in Texas, and we can get your console up and running again. All of our repairs come with a 90 day warranty that covers the whole console, not just what we repaired. We also offer extended warranties up to 4 years at additional cost. The cost of repair is $80 and includes round trip shipping. If you have any other questions/concerns feel free to email support@wiredextreme.com or call toll free 1-888-389-3038.

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