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Old 02-28-2014, 01:53 PM   #1
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I got my friend's PS3 that starts up for a second or so, beeps, the blue light turns on for a split second then the red light flashes. Before this I know that there was some overheating issues, so I opened it up and cleaned it (caked with dust) and now it is super clean inside!


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Old 02-28-2014, 04:02 PM   #2
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I have seen this problem before all I can say is that you need to get yourself some thermal paste and re apply it if not I am sorry to say your ps3 is broken

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DoHHH Yellow light of death, I've gotten it 2 times there is no hope of it ever working unless you take it in for repairs ($120ish at sony) or open it yourself and thermal paste it like rowcon suggested.

Those bulky ps3 are notorious for this problem.
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Old 03-24-2014, 01:52 AM   #4
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Its sounds like it could be a bad solder i recomemd upgrading to the slim or ultra slim model though the slim is prefered

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