Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My ps3 is turning on but turning right back off with a red light then a yellow light
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YLOD or yellow light of death (indicated by the flashing yellow light). When you are Experiencing Problems with the PS3 like this you mainly have 2 options to take.
Send The PS3 to Sony
Almost all problems with the PS3 Sony can fix easily if not they will send you a refurbished model.
If your in warranty they will not charge you for this repair/replace.
If your out of warranty the Charge will be $150
The PS3 Repair guide
When your suffering problems with the PS3 its often easy enough to fix it at home with a good ps3 repair guide. There famous for fixing major problems like:
The Red Screen of death - Serious error
But not everyone knows they can fix simple settings problems like all error messages and the no display error, av and hdmi screen problems and more.
Price: averages between $40 - $60
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I really hope I provided you information to fix your problems with the PS3 and get back to gaming soon as possible.
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In order to fix your PS3 yellow light error, there are 3 things that you can do.
1 - Restart your Playstation 3.
2 - Check for loose cables.
3 - Unplug all cables, and plug them back in.
4 - Take out your hard-drive, and place it back in your console.
If these 4 tips didn't fix the PS3 yellow light problem, then it's high likely that there's something wrong with your hardware. In order to repair that problem, you can do 2 things. You either send your console over to Sony. Or, you simply fix the problem yourself while using a PS3 repair guide.
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