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So my PS3 is currently comatose. I called Sony and they want $129.99 to fix it. Anybody had any luck (good or bad) with getting their PS3 repaired?



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My PS3's drive died right after GTA4 came out. I sent it back for like $150 and they just mailed me a new, same version, PS3 to me. I forgot to backup my HD and all my stuff was lost, of course. I got my new PS3 in about 8-9 days or so after I mailed it.

If you can back up your HD, do it or you will lose all your saves too.

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My PS3 quit reading discs with about a week to go in the warranty. They sent me a box, I sent them the PS3, I got it back in about a week and it has worked ever since. I was quite impressed and would deal with them again - but, of course, that was free. Make me pay $130 to fix it, and I'd at least consider buying a new one instead if I could find a good sale or bundle or something.
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    Originally posted by Zeruel
    If you can back up your HD, do it or you will lose all your saves too.


I can't even turn it on...my Gran Turismo 5 disc is stuck in there. I don't see how I can back it up.



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    Originally posted by JayJayDean
      Originally posted by Zeruel
      If you can back up your HD, do it or you will lose all your saves too.


    I can't even turn it on...my Gran Turismo 5 disc is stuck in there. I don't see how I can back it up.


Ask around. You can probably find a local techie that will fix one for around $50.
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There's people on Ebay who will fix it for as low as $40 and give you a warranty with it.

Just type "PS3 Repair" into the Ebay search engine.





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#7 Posted on | Instant Rating: 0.43
    Originally posted by JayJayDean
      Originally posted by Zeruel
      If you can back up your HD, do it or you will lose all your saves too.


    I can't even turn it on...my Gran Turismo 5 disc is stuck in there. I don't see how I can back it up.
Arent PS3 HDs merely laptop drives? I'm sure you could take it out, put it in an external case and back it up that way.



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