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Wont turn on

When i go to turn it on the red light turn yellow then the system just shuts down and wont turn on

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This is the YLOD. It happens when the system overheats causing the solder on the board to melt and bridge. It needs to be professionally reflowed. Check out www.wiredextreme.com or call 214-222-5788. We are a professional console repair shop that is BBB accredited. All of our repairs include a 90 day warranty on the whole console and not just what was repaired.

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