A television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, also known as PS4. First announced February 20, 2013 and released November 15, 2013.

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Kicks off Automatically and won't turn on

PS4 less than 1 year old. Can't find the receipt to take back for warranty. Basically used for Netflix and Hulu. Has no water damage or never been dropped. It has started kicking off automatically for. Now when I turn it on the blue light comes on it beeps and turns back off again. I heard it's a hard drive failure. Is it? Or do I need to trash it?

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This is a pretty common problem with these. It's not he hard drive. It could be the power supply but it's more likely that it's faulty solder joints under the APU. Here's my video explaining it more

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That's the exact same thing mine is doing. Sometimes it will come on and stay on for quite a while then it will kick off..

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This is a super common problem so there are lots of people who are having the same types of issues.

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I wonder if the bad solder joints issue under the APU can be fixed using a reflow machine which I do have.

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Sometimes a reflow machine can fix it, but most of the time this problem is caused by oxidized pads on the chip so you would have to physically scrape the oxidization off in order for the new solder balls to stick.

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What's the name of the part that I need to fix it and where can I get the part at?

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