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L try to turn on my ps3 and it does for one second then it only show a blinking red light

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If the solutions around still can't resolve your problem, then your PS3 hardware (motherboard / hard drive or disc drive) may contains problem, You can find parts from eBay if it is really failed to work. Even you can use these spare parts and replace by yourself to save lot of money (checkup fee / repair fee, etc...)
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Hi, everyone knew that Xbox 360 had it famous 3 Red light of death but Sony Ps3 had it too. They called it as Red, Yellow, Green Light of Death. Although PS3 is the new generation of cutting edge high end technology console, it can still have problems like this common one where it flashes green lights instead of working properly.

It really annoying and frustrated if you face this problem and feel lost on where you actually can start to looking into it.Keep reading of this hub and share with you some basic troubleshooting tips that may help you to solve PS3 blinking problem and get your PS3 console work again.

You actually can start to look into the PS3 light flashing problem yourself, at least you can narrow down the error or can get your console work again on those fault alarm.

What you can do:

Tips 1 - Restart your PS3 console by turn it off and on it back. This to ensure a soft rest to your PS3 memory board. This can eliminate blinking problem that cause by in-proper shout down and memory interrupted.

Tips 2 - If tips 1 not working, try to check whether all the cable are well connected to the console with the power code. Make sure those cable in good shape, none of them are loose or damaged.

Tips 3 - If above tips not help, you need to unplug all those cables connect to your console and plug them back on. This way to ensure none of the cables are not connected.

Tips 4 - This could the final tips if none of above working. You need to take the hard drive out for 10 minutes and let it cycle its memory. Then re-hook it and try it again.

Above tips able help you to eliminate those common PS3 light flashing problem, but you may ask what else if those tips not work although you try all them out?


Take care.

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