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The playstation has power but when i try to turn it on the green light turns slightly orange and then it shuts back down and the red light flashes. i did just have a lightning storm so im hoping it didnt get fried

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It is the ylod caused by the lead free soldier they now use on the cpu. needs to be re-flowed, sent back to sony or sell for parts hope its helps you. also you tube ylod it will show you

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