How To Fix The Blinking Red Light On A Playstation 3

The Playstation 3 can provide countless hours of entertainment, but it also can cause loads of headaches when it encounters problems. A serious problem that can arise is the dreaded blinking red light also know as " red light of death". Before you send in the Playstation 3 for repair, you can try several methods yourself to get it running again.

Before you start taking apart your PS3
  • Make sure all the cables are in correctly.
  • Unplug all cables except the power cord, and plug them back in.
  • Remove the hard drive and put it back in.
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