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Powers on and immediately shuts off

I just bought a broken PS3 offline, well I paid for it, someone else wasn't paying attention to the broken sign on it. It says it's broken and that it powers on and immediately shuts off. How much do you pay for broken PS3? and can this be fixed easily or am I better off selling it. Let me know please

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  • Anonymous Aug 07, 2008

    I have the same ps3 issue. I bought one offline,it comes on the powers off right away. It leaves blinking red lights until I hit the power on button again. Nothing on the screen at all. It does this with the hdd in or out. I also took the ps3 apart,it has ALL parts and continues to do this. Any help would be appreciated.

  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    Well my ps3 shuts off after hitting the on button. After hitting the on button the light turns green, then yellow, then red turning itself off. I have one of the early ps3 60gb models. I bought new out of the store. Also I have a disc inside but i can't get it out with the eject button because of the power shutting down.

  • mohammed ali Nov 19, 2008

    i have the same prolem with my ps3 please can u help me just tell me what you told the other people who had the same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    when turned on the light blinks the fan runs up then it goes green and the yellow and switches off also cant eject the disc

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    when ps3 is turned on. it turns off goes yellow and stays off

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    it was working prefect the day before and when i got from school to turn it to it turned on then turned yellow beeping three times turning off...



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This seems to be case that the ps3 has overheated before the owner sold it to you.
Does your ps3 turn on and then dose it beep 3 times and the green light turn yellow and keeps on blinking. Or does the fan rev all the way up on the ps3. And does it turn back on when you want to turn it on or do you need to turn it off from the main power switch to turn it back on?

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