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PS3 WATCHED A blue ray movie night before (which is no better than a regular dvd even with a hi def lcd 1080i capable tv sony wega tv by the way,dont understand it)but anyway put a game in next day now i turn on and light turned to red to green to yellow back to red ,game wont eject,souds like it starts up and fan comes on for a second but just beeps and goesto red,its a refurbished 80 gig i got from game stop 6 months ago.

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    The Best way to fix a problem like this is to use a PS3 Repair Guide.

    You can find a good one here:


    www.PS3RepairsGuide.com

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Sounds like you have a YLOD Mother Board!!

Disclaimer: please be advised if your ps3 is still in
warranty on then send it back do not attempt this repair.
The following repair is for faulty mother boards only and
will not repair power supply issues or disc read errors.
In following this guide I do not guarantee you will fix
your ps3 and by attempting this repair YOU take full
responsibility for any loss of hardware due to damage
caused by following this guide!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.ps3guide.info/fix-common-problems/ylod-mother-board-repair-guide

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Take the hd out and reformat it on your computer..
If it does not work take it back and demand a new unit..
Could be a bunch of issues but if it is under warrenty take it back if not let me know and I can step by step help you trouble shoot it...

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