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24 Nov 2008
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red light of death

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wa can i do if i got the red light of death and have have the first orginal 60gb ps3 for over 1 year?
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Re: red light of death

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Try turning it on its on standby Smiley Very Happy
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Re: red light of death

Sony should replace your 60GB with another 60GB even if its out of warranty. Chances are though you'll be waiting a while.
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Re: red light of death


Hyperguy20 wrote:
Try turning it on its on standby Smiley Very Happy
Message Edited by Hyperguy20 on 24-11-2008 07:44 PM


+1 Lol, you mean yellow.
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Re: red light of death

this wa happened i turned it on playing cod 5 mins of turning it on screen went black... 2 beeps and looked at the console the red light was flashing... turned it off and on pressed it, green, then yellow for 0.5secs then red
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Re: red light of death

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I'm not sure but I read somewhere when the red light flashes constantly that means its too hot. ill advice leaving it off for awhile. Unplug all the wires etc and try later if you've still got problems then ring Sony but you've got a long time to wait for another 60gb.
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Prepare Yourself!!!
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Re: red light of death

If it flashed red, then yellow then back to red then its broke. You can't turn it on can you?

 

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Re: red light of death

i flick the switch on, its red as normal press the sensor goes green for about 2 secs, then yellow for .5 of a second then flashing red then normal stand by red, it wont even let me take out my cod disk.

 

cant be over heated, i only switched it on for 5 mins before it went...

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Re: red light of death

thats the yellow light of death.

 

hard drive is fuxored (i think) and theres nothing you can do about it.

 

phone sony, they will give you a free replacement, but it will take around 6 weeks to get your game back, and there is a shortage of 60gb consoles at the moment so that could take some time too

 

Good news everyone! I've invented a device that makes you hear my voice in your head!
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Re: red light of death

someone give me the number please?
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