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I was playing my ps3 when the it turned of by its self. the red light turn on as if it was of. then i pushed the on button and the light turned green and then flashed white

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If ur ps3 console wont start up....then the things to check are>>> 1.check ur power cable 2.check whether u have inserted the disc properly and precisely. 3.check the insertion of memory card... 4.check the video port.......
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I was playing cod online and it just turned its self of now in wont turn on i cant even eject my game i has a constant red light flashing?


Hello there andrew

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

Sep 17, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Ps3 Not Showing on Screen. But it sounds like its Running.


Ok Common Problem. the PS3 is stuck on HDMI mode.

Fix: Turn The Play Station 3 off, so you have a red light on the front. Now push and hold the power button for 6 sec. you should hear a 3rd Beep this is the PS3 turning on the AV connectors

Hope this helps

on Dec 13, 2009 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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It turns it self off automatically


PS3 turn off when playing games means hardware errors and need some maintenance. Do you know, send back to game shop is too expensive and waste your time. Learn the correct repair skills and fix it by yourself is the ultimate method. Here is the repair guide for you to learn :
DIY PS3 Repair Guide
Not only such turning off problem, you can repair other red and yellow light related issues as well.After you purchased the product, you will be guided to the step-by-step videos and ebooks for you to work with.

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My playstation 3 won't start up. The green light turns yellow, beeps again and turns red when i push the power button. You can here the fans start up but then they quit when the status light turns yellow....


sounds like you fried the silicon heatsync paste. I think you were playing the system alot. in a area in which there was not much ventilation. if under warranty send back for repair. If not take to local repair center. dont try to fix it your self much complicated than Xbox 360

Jun 13, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Play station three will not turn on on then off when power button is pushed.


First, old PS3 or new slim PS3?

The old models have a power switch on the back that must be on. You'll know its on if you have a red light on the front of your console.

To turn the PS3 on, press the power button. A light should turn green, and you're good to go.

To turn off the older PS3's, you must hold the power switch down for several seconds. For the new slim model, just press the button quickly.

May 02, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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My ps3 will not stay on, i push the button to turn it on and it turns on but then immediately turns itself back off and the red light flashes


you have a hardware failure either your cpu or gpu has died cannot be fixed, ring up sony and get it replaced

Sep 11, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Hd out put will not work on PS3


turn the ps3 off manually by holdin the button down. once it turns off n the red light appears let the button go then push n hold it again for ten seconds or so. Did u recently switch from component to hdmi?

Jul 13, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Playing my ps3 and suddenly it turned off and wont turn back on.


Hi. this is a basic power supply issue. it has failed. you will need to replace the internal power board(supply). this will fix your issues.

Jun 04, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Wont turn on


I don't think the outlet you are plugging it into has enough power to support the ps3. Try plugging it into a different outlet and see if it works.

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