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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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PS4 beeps, flashes blue light for a second and then turns off

The issue is:

- I turn on the PS4

- It beeps

- The blue light turns on for a second or two

- It turns off completely

- The PS4 is now completely irresponsible

- I need to plug out the power and then plug it back in

- We're back to step 1

Has anyone faced this issue before? Is it something i can fix myself?

It's a first generation PS4 and here's the problem in video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBRUTJVc...

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did anything recent happen to your playstation? Is there any signs of overheating?

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I bought it used, it worked fine for the first week but now this happened.

Added a video to the opening post.

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Yeah this happpened and the video above is not working

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Watch a tear down video on how to disassemble your model of ps4 and take it apart, cleaning as you go. If that doesn't work than apply new thermal paste and try again. I did this and my PlayStation works good as new now, heck I'd say it's better since i replaced the garbage factory thermal paste with Arctic silver. But i now know thermal grizzly makes better paste so if i were you I'd use some thermal grizzly kryonaut

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Wait that silver stuff is supposed to be on there ??? I was cleaning mine and wiped it off .. could that be my problem it does the same thing as his

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Fixed it with this guide

PlayStation 4 Turns On Then Back Off Repair

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Perfekt - habe zwar keine Ahnung warum das geholfen hat, hat es aber und ich einen jammernden Sohn weniger ;-)

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this is happening with my ps4 slim. does this also work for the slim?

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I unpluged I wiped the power socket with alcohol wipe and fixed my problem much quicker than all that mess around

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Thank you bro was jus about to throw my PS4 out and buy a new one jus cleaned the power socket and started right up

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which part of the power socket are you talking? In the console, the cable or wall?

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Wow!its works..just wipe the power socket with alcohol!whala..wow..

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Where do I clean it ? Do I need to take apart the console ?

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Im in a state of panick. Im wondering the same as zingan

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I cleaned my sons and it still doesnt work

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Unplug everything apart from the power cord and start it up worked for me

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Thank you dude your a lifesaver, if I could I would cuddle with you right now... no homo!

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Unplug everything from the PS4 apart from the Power cord then start it up, worked for me :)

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Leave it unplugged for an 1 hour worked for me ,everytime it happens

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im having the same issue except on a ps4 pro. ive only ever tore down a normal first gen ps4. anyone know how to do this for ps4 pro?

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Try cleaning all the dust from the sides I took an air compressor to it and it started working just fine.

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Try taking the ps4 and unplug power cord. ... to make it work was remove the power cord and switch it on, it will beep with a light and then die (without the cord) then when u start it up hold down the boot button till it beeps twice and it will rebuild the database

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I have similar problem and I tried replacing power supply and using the washer trick. Neither worked. Sony will fix out of warranty for $99+taxes or I can go to the local repair shop which they quoted $60+ with diag. I might just send it to Sony.

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nothing worked for me, restoring database, reinstalling system from memory stick or anything at all until..... really simple fix resolution change! :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgVo1p5e...

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It turned off but with the blue light still on

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Try cleaning all the dust from the sides I took an air compressor to it and it started working just fine.

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how has it been going? also, I don't have an air compressor

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lol this has been happening for a year now for me and idk how to solve it. i had a fan and it was fine until today when it just turned off. any tips or solutions?

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I just tore my down cleaned all the dust out and replaced thermal paste worked fine for 2 days then tonight this problem started.

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Fixed just open it up and get all the dust out of it

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I cleaned all the dust from the sides and started it back up with only the power cord and it’s working perfectly fine.

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Well any of this doesn’t work for me.

Just leave it rest for some days and than try it,hopefully it turns on.This problem is very very bad.It sucks,you take your ps4 to another house and the ^!&$@*%%$%*^ doesn’t turn on.Honestly sony &&^&@@ up with this console,ps3 was wayyy better.Its very very weak,it does get a lot of dust inside because there are some big ass holes on the side.I miss playing in my ps4,i am watching gameplay videos on youtube because i can’t play any game and i have the &&^&^$^ games wich i spend money on buying.I don’t wanna buy a ps4 console anymore.Maybe i’ll try Xbox,It doesn’t have “god of war” or some other great games but whatever &&^& it,at least it doesn’t give me this $@$* experience sony gave to me.

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guys my ps4pro was doing the same thing, blue light lit for a moment and then nothing happened. i unplugged all the cables from it and left it for two three hours and then tried ro plug it in with only power cable attached and it works. hope it helps you too..cheers

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did everything that was mentioned but take it apart and clean it. this happened when i was playing fallout it just shut off for no reason and wont turn on. last time this happened i had to take it to tech fix they charged me $170 so no way in !&&* im doing that again

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