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My playstation just cut off and has a constant blinking red light.

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The red blinking light is typically the result of a heating issue but can also be caused by both a malfunctioning hard drive or a lose connection. The big problem with this is the $150 price tag that Sony charges to fix the issue. Below is a link with a more detailed description of the issue.

http://www.articlesbase.com/electronics-articles/dealing-with-a-ps3-blinking-red-light-1678489.html

I hope the info listed above has helped in some way.
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Posted on Aug 27, 2010

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SOURCE: blinking red light

how long have you had this console?
some tims the fans filter needs to be cleaned or it has overheated. get a profetional to cheak it out.

Posted on Apr 24, 2009

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SOURCE: my playstation3 just cut off in middle of game, red

Thats the red light of death.

Visit this website if you want information on how to fix it.

Posted on Feb 26, 2010

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SOURCE: My playstation just shut off an the red light flashes

do you get a yellow light? i bet you do..

1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again
2) Check if there's any loose cable.
3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work
Send your playstation back to Sony

Posted on May 10, 2010

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SOURCE: playstation red light blinking

talk to sony

Posted on Jul 19, 2010

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