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Have original style 80 gig ps3. was playing other day and ps3 shut down and would not turn back on. Tried turning power off, then back on, the red power light came on then i touched the power on the touch pad and it showed green for a second then flashed orange then back to red, any help?

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  • marvinkcs1 Jul 04, 2010

    Have original style 80 gig ps3. was playing other day and ps3 shut down and would not turn back on. Tried turning power off, then back on, the red power light came on then i touched the power on the touch pad and it showed green for a second then flashed orange then back to red, any help? Asked question before and advice i was given was that it was an overheating issue and I should reset by holding button for 10 seconds, this did not work and red light is now flashing... any advice?

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Hello, Did you tried calling Sony? They have a 1 year warranty on it so everything should cover including sending you back the disc that is stuck in it. Give them a call if it's not over a year but make sure you have your receipt. Or should enter safe mode. This could help erase the problem. Good luck! Cost too much to break down so easily!

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Base from the description of your problem, this is a clear sign of a overheating issue on your PS3, you can reset first your PS3 by doing this steps.
You can perform a reset by holding down the Power button for about 10 seconds. The power light should turn red, then you can let go of the button.

But if still same problem after that the PS3 should be taken to a service center for the overheating issue.

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  • marvinkcs1 Jul 04, 2010

    Did what you said and it did not work. same problem red light is now flashing on and off... any other ideas?

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    Mark Gil Jul 04, 2010

    This is already a overheating problem and it needs to be taken to a service center for further repair , doing other things on it will just cause further damage on the unit.

  • marvinkcs1 Jul 04, 2010

    Do you know what the repair cost might be?

  • Mark Gil
    Mark Gil Jul 04, 2010

    The repair of this is not that expensive , that;s why I advice you to take it for repair to avoid further damage that can make the cost of repair high.

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