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Mstr2kx my ps3 turnd off its self .the red lihgt is flashing it won go on help me please

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This is a system error. It is officially dead. Contact Sony. www.playstation.com

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My ps3 won't turn on and red light keeps blinking,


Read this:

http://www.prlog.org/10506996-ps3-red-flashing-light-causes-and-solution-revive-your-ps3-by-fixing-red-lights-blinking-yourself.html

May 15, 2012 | Sony Video Game Consoles & Games

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Red Flashing lights - How to fix


Hi there

The red flashing lights problem is alomost as big as the Yellow light of death.

What is the Red light flashing problem

This one is self explanitry you know you have this when you turn on your PS3 and and it has red flashing lights and won't come on.

The causes

Ok so with this one its similar to the Yellow light of death Tip when the GPU (display chip) has come away from the motherboard you get the red flashing lights, remeber to try prevent this is to have a very good ventilated PS3 do not keep it in a small space. The heat build up melts the soldering which keeps the GPU connected to the motherboard. once connections is lost you get the red flashing lights.

The Solutions

Solution 1
Ok so you can send the console off to sony they will collect it, repair it and send it back, this will usually cost you $150

Solution 2
My favourite solution is the PS3 repair guide, you can fix the problem within the hour, costs are below $40 and you don't need to be technical at all.

solution 3
Buy a new PS3 console over $200 this is the last resort.

What is PS3 repair guide

Ok so this is how i learned so much about PS3 and got me into the job today of fixing PS3's

The basic PS3 repair guide: is a high quality Pictured ebook, with the most basic step by step instructions that will fix your PS3

A good PS3 repair guide: This will contain the above mentioned and will also have a website which you can get 24/7 tech suppot to help with the fix, A forum with over 60,000 user's who have been in you position and can help you. Also some have great step by step video's.

The PS3 repair guide Comparison site

Ok i want to introduce the PS3 Problems gone Website this will be pivital in helping you choose the best repair guide, to get the best head start in fixing your PS3 you need to see the best repair guides on the Web today.

Conclusion

Ok so get your ps3 fixed get back to gaming and if anything else happens to fail you have your back up with the PS3 repair guide as its your's for life.

Good luck and happy gaming

on Jun 12, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My playstation won't switch on. The red light light flashes and whenever i try to switch it on it goes back to the red flashing light.


hey there alison

If you have the red blinking light then you have the RED light of death AKA the RLOD.

The light is a warning sign to let you know something is wrong. I can give you the quick explanation, There are 2 chips on the motherboard inside the PS3, the GPU (graphics) and the CPU (brain), when playing the ps3 the solder heats up and when you finish playing it cools down, over time this will cause the soldering to crack and the chips to lose connection with the motherboard and you get the RLOD.

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE

Option 1 - Call Sony

In warranty the Price is Free, out of warranty the Price is $150, the whole process is 4-6 weeks

You can call Sony and they will collect the PS3, repair/replace, and deliver the PS3 back to you

Option 2 - Fix it your Self

You can use a PS3 fix manual to get this fixed easily and at home using household tools you probably already own.

Click Here For The PS3 Manual which has helped so many people like you.

Good luck

Best regards

Peter

Aug 29, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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When I hit the power buttone on my PS3 it goes green, then yellow, the starts flashing red and won't turn on. How do I fix it?


Hello there satnamanu

If you have the brief flashing yellow light, then its followed by a red blinking light then you have the yellow light of death AKA the YLOD.

The lights are a warning sign to let you know something is wrong. I can give you the quick explanation, There are 2 chips on the motherboard inside the PS3, the GPU (graphics) and the CPU (brain), when playing the ps3 the solder heats up and when you finish playing it cools down, over time this will cause the soldering to crack and the chips to lose connection with the motherboard and you get the YLOD.

WHERE TO GO FROM HERE

Option 1 - Call Sony

In warranty the Price is Free, out of warranty the Price is $150, the whole process is 4-6 weeks

You can call Sony and they will collect the PS3, repair/replace, and deliver the PS3 back to you

Option 2 - Fix it your Self

You can use a PS3 fix manual to get this fixed easily and at home using household tools you probably already own.

Click here to know more on PS3 Fix Manuals which has helped so many people like you.

Good luck

Best regards

Peter

Aug 27, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I have an older ps3 like 3 years old i have had no problem with it but the other night playing black ops it just turnd right off no warning it was not hot at all. red light flashing wants to start up but...


Its called the yellow light of death (YLOD). To fix it you need to take your system apart down to the motherboard and flux and reflow the board. Its not as hard as it sounds.

Feb 13, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 turns off straight away and flashes red


it sounds like you have a short in the system. take it to a repair plase. don't try to service it your self it will disable it self if you take off the cover.

Jul 31, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Red flashing light


Red flashing light is an over heating issue. Try unplugging and leaving for a while if not take a look at this. http://ps3.qj.net/Possible-PS3-flashing-red-light-fix-from-MXACE/pg/49/aid/75721
i would personally call sony though

Mar 23, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Very bad problem connceting to internet with ps3, please read, please help


your not alone, i have the same thing and i just got this thing for xmas ... starting to get a headache from reading so many forums online to try n solve but it seems like 100 ppl or so have gotton a ps3 for xmas and have this problem

Dec 26, 2007 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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