PS3 3 Beeps – What Can You Do?

PS3 3 Beeps – What Can You Do?

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Have you been experiencing the PS3 3 beeps. What is it caused by and what can you do about it? To find out, read on!

There are multiple causes for the PS3 3 beeps:

Pressing the eject button when there is no disc in it- This isn’t really a problem, you get the PS3 3 beeps just to tell you that there is no disc in the drive.

When you shut it down you get the PS3 3 beeps-This is caused when your PS3 is trying to access the hard drive and you attempt to turn it off. Next time, before you shut it down, check to see if you have any music, videos, or games running and stop those; then shut down the system.

You are playing a game and the PS3 suddenly turns off, you get the PS3 3 beeps and it flashes a red light- Your PS3 has probably overheated. Leave it for about 20 minutes to cool off then place it in an open space on smooth, hard flat surface. Never use it on a carpet; they trap the heat and can block the ventilation vents. Also over time excessive heat can damage the internal components of the PS3.

Trying to turn on the PS3 and you get 3 beeps then a flashing a red light- This may indicate a very serious problem. The CPU or GPU may have been disconnected from the motherboard. To fix this you either will have to send your PS3 to Sony or get a good PS3 repair guide and repair it yourself.

If your PS3 is still under warranty then you should send it to Sony since opening your PS3 will void your warranty. However if you are unlucky and your warranty has expired then you will have to pay $150 to Sony. Also you will have to wait 4-6 weeks to have your PS3 returned.

The cheaper and quicker alternative for those whose PS3 warranty have expired is to get a good PS3 repair guide with step by step instructions on how to repair the problem and repair the PS3.

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Submitted On July 20, 2010Console SystemsHave you been experiencing the PS3 3 beeps. What is it caused by and what can you do about it? To find out, read on!PS3 3 beeps, 3 beeps, good PS3 repair guide

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