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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    20

    PS3 2501a shuts off immediately help?

    Hi I just received a slim ps3, I installed the flasher then noticed the lights on the interface was dim so i turned it off took it apart then put it back together the lights showed but i wasn't getting video i took it apart this time put it back together without the flasher everything showed normally.

    i powered it off put the flasher back in now everytime i turn on the system it shuts off immediately so i took the flasher out its still shutting down immediately i reflowed the system checked the psu though i don't have another slim here. What can i do?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Posts
    1,186
    You do need to make sure the heatsink is replaced properly and that you applied Arctic Silver 5 properly.

    If thats not the case, then it may need a reball.

    That slim is another one that can overheat.

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