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Ps2 not spinning and light turning green then back to red

I pressed the reset button and my ps2 goes green for a second and then turn red. Why?

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Your PS2 is probably experiencing a short circuit on the motherboard or the Emotion Engine is burned up. Sometimes the fan goes dead and the PS2 overheats and shuts down showing the red light. You can open the PS2 and clean up the motherboard and maybe it will recover.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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SOURCE: My Ps2 light turns green then turns red

check to make sure your power cable is securely in, and check for any damage in the cable

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

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