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My xbox360 has 3 flashing red and will not respond to anything except turning the unit on off and opening and shutting

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Turn off xbox, unplug the av cord from back of xbox.. power up unit without av cord.. wait til unit shuts off by itself.. reattach the av cord and turn it on..

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When my ps3 is on standby and i try to turn it on it turns the light green then after 2 seconds goes red and flashes will not turn on


You have a ylod problem. You can fix this yourself with a heat gun and thermal paste. Their are great videos on youtube to follow. Just type in yellow light of death or ylod repair when searching. You can also send it back to sony for 150 bucks to be repaired. Just remember that once you break the unit open sony will no longer except it. Good luck!

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Why does my playstation 3 keep turning off and the red light keeps flashing?


This can can be any one of numerous issues. The first step toward setting everything to rights is to discover what the light is trying to communicate, outside of the obvious fact that your system is not working. First, disconnect everything from the unit, power cable, HDMI, component cables, controller-charging cables or anything else you may have connected.

Allow the unit to sit and cool off for a few minutes before re-attaching all the component wires. It is a good idea to begin with just the connection to the television. You can also try a manual reset of the system if the above steps do not work, simply press and hold the power button for ten seconds.


If none of the above works, you are dealing with a serious PS3 flashing red light issue. This could be a faulty power supply, dead hard drive or malfunctioning CPU just to name a few. You will need to check all these components out and determine if they are still functioning correctly. Screwdrivers and a few other common household tools may be required.


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Jan 14, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 shut down in the middle of game play. Then when I tried turning it pack on, this is what happens... The power light flashes until I touch the power button, then it goes solid red. That means it's...


It seems that your unit may have overheated while you were playing that game, that yellow like you are talking about is the 360's Red Ring of Death. Try this, eject the HDD and let it cool off for about 24 hours. Don't put it in the refrigerator or anything, just let it cool off. Tomorrow, pop it back in and make sure there's nothing covering the air vents. Dust, Paper, a Blu-Ray Player, Home Theater Box, a Wii, a 360, anything.
If it's still doing it tomorrow, call SCEA (1-800-345-7669)

Jan 01, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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The red light keeps flashing and when i pulled out the av lead and ejected disc the fans went on reallly loud and hard for a few secs then nothing but red light flashing again and it was cold as been off...


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When i turn on my xbox 360 it turns to a black screen and says i have error E73 and when i went to Xbox.com it didnt say anything about it


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Apr 14, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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When you turn the unit on it goes to a green light then beeps twice and goes to a flashing red light?


This is an overheating problem.
Let it sit for about a day and then try it out.

Make sure it has ATLEAST 4 inches of open space all around it and is not near any heat-making devices, it makes enough heat on its own.
Also make sure it's not on carpet.



If it ever starts to immediately shut-off, blink green yellow and then repeating red with 3 beeps, you have the Yellow Light of Death.
This is a console killer.

Repost as a different question if it turns into the YLOD.

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Wii shuts down


HI, the power sector has failed in your unit. this will cause the issues you are experiencing at this time. you will need to contact Nintendo at this time. they will issue you a repair ticket so that this unit can be repair. the power sector will need to be replaced(Power component failure).

Jul 28, 2009 | Nintendo Wii Console

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My xbox 360 has one flashing red light, and it keeps showing me the code E 74


turn off xbox, unplug the av cord from back of xbox.. power up unit without av cord.. wait til unit shuts off by itself.. reattach the av cord and turn it on..

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