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Ps3 power problem?

When i turn it on it turns green than goes red and just keeps blinking 2-3minutes

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This is similar to the red blinking lights on the xbox360...it seems your cell processor has overheated resulting in a cold solder joint or worse bridged solder involving the BGA array...I have had some sucess in fixing these albeit limited. sony charges 150 plus state tax and sends you a refurbished unit.

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