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The unit will power on briefly, the light will change from red to green, as the drive starts to spin. within a couple of seconds it shuts off and the light flashes yellow with 3 quick beeps, then flashes red.

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Hi there,
The yellow light you're referring to is the 360's evil cousin, the "Red Ring of Death". The best information I can provide you comes with some handy video tutorials but will require that you open up your PS3. This will also void the warranty so if you aren't sure what you are doing, call SCEA instead. Their number is 1-800-345-7669.

If you are comfortable with doing this yourself, here is the URL:
http://playstationlifestyle.net/forums/showthread.php?t=2376

Posted on Jan 02, 2011

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