The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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Replaced Power Supply Still no Power

I replaced my power supply because i dont even get a red power light and its still not doing anything. What else could it be?

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Jared, give this a try. Of course triple check your work first. make sure that all your connections are snug. Hope you got a multimeter as well

1 – Check for loose cables.

2 – Take out all cables and plug them back in.

3 – Try to take out your HDD drive. Once it’s out, put it back in again.

4 – Restart your console.

Here are the Level 3 service manuals for the PS 3.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

They will show the layout of your logic boards as well as a parts list. Trace your power supply and see if it is a component on the power circuit that has failed. Good Luck and let us know if and when you get it narrowed down a bit.

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+ really nice answer, as usual


+ Good share OT03, I hope you don't mind if I call you that. I caught this off of an earlier posting and it helped my put together a system that I had my time into, but no money into, with a bent motherboard and damage on several layers of the MB. Very few "manuals" are as detailed as these are.


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well that could be the motherboard and will need to be replaced

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