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The red light on the front of the console is flshing and won't turn on or load games

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Do you get a yellow light blink for a second before the red light blinks? I am trying to see if you have the YLOD error that happens to PS3's randomly or not.

Let me know,so that we could Proceed.

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Posted on Jun 06, 2010

  • trigger72 Jun 06, 2010

    no , when i turn it on it beeps 3 times then flashes red

  • taran_2005
    taran_2005 Jun 06, 2010

    Thanks for your response!!

    Have you tried to hard-reset by holding the power button down until you hear 3 beeps?

    If not, try it.

    Are you sure the TV is on the right Video/source setting and that the cable is good.

    Once you check all of this out, try the steps below and let me know what happens.

    Might be worth trying to reset the video output of the PS3. Reset PlayStation 3 Video Output. 1) Turn off the power to your PS3 2) Turn it back on again 3) While turning it on hold down the power button until you see something on the screen.

    If the Problem remains unsolved, more often it is Faulty Hard Drive.You could do either one of two things. 1) Purchase a new ATA hard drive and install it in the PS3 yourself, or contact PS3's Service Locator and have them repair it for you.

    Let me know,if needed further assistance.

    Hope i helped you.

    Thanks for using ' Fixya ' and have a nice day!!



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