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 turns on for a second, beeps 3 times then shuts off

My console was overheating so I tore it down and replaced the thermal paste (4ish year old console). The fan was running before, but clearly not well because the console shut off on me when I was playing a game. The inside is clean and free of dust, new thermal paste and pads have been applied. Put it back together and now I'm getting a single beep, fan kicks on, then it immediately beeps 3 times and shuts off.

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Did you remove the entire bottom plate and clean the heat sink?

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@tronicsfix yes, the heat sink is clean and clear of dust

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Hmmm...well unfortunately, there's just no way for me to know what's causing it without being able to test it. Looks like you've tried all the easy stuff.

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Just a long shot, but you could try removing the power pack, and reseating it, making sure it makes a good connection.

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Seems like it was power connection on the power supply. After tearing it down and starting again, it's working great. Thanks guys!

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I have the same problem and tried reseating it still don’t work

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