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19 Dec 2010
By: floreyfreak

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YOLD??

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Yesterday I was in town almost all day. I came home to play some Black Ops. Went to turn on my PS3 and it booted up for about 3 seconds and shut off to a blinking red light. Finally got it to work and played Black Ops for a 20 minutes to have the same problem. Left it unplugged till about 10 o'clock and watched Stepbrothers. Now this morning I can even turn it on long enough to do the fan test. Stays on for about 1 second. Any ideas on the problems or how to fix?

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Re: YOLD??

buy a new console
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mine just did that just now, shut itself down now wont come on :smileysad: 

 

Guess there will be no ps3 over xmas 

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You can reflow it but it's only a temp fix. You can go to Sony and get a refurb (if you're out of warranty they'll charge you) but I wouldn't recommend their shoddily repaired machines.

Best bet is to buy a new one and try and sell the old one for spares, or get it fixed up and sell it on.
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i got warrenty from a 3rd party company so they should give me a replacement, then might upgrade to a slim after xmas.

 

how can you do this reflow thing?

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Which PS3 model is it that you have?

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the old 60gb model

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If you have a warrenty don't re flow as you will void your warrenty
I HATE ppl hu tlk like this bruv.
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