Probably will need to send ps3 in for warranty(question)

Discussion in 'PS3 - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Tom, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Tom
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    Tom Gbatemp's Unofficial Modder

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    Well my ps3 is most likley bricked and is under warranty so I will send it in(bricked via a bad HDD) Will they re-flash it or send me a new one? I want to be able to downgrade it later , so if they send me a new one then I can't Right? When My wii got bricked they sent me a new one instead(well, they replaced the Motherboard which Is essentially the same thing)
     
  2. Magsor

    Magsor I am watching you

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    They will likely send you back your own PS3(I say 95%). But for the 5% that's left why don't you just try to fix it yourself if you know the problem and replacing your own HDD does not void the warranty.
     
  3. Tom
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    I'm working on it, but if my HDD bad then they won't give me a new one unless I send it to them , if it isn't then it needs to be flashed
     
  4. Tom
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    HDD's bad , If anyone has a laptop sata hdd ( like 20gb or something) they'd be willing to part with for 10 shipped that'd be awesome.
     
  5. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Usually the console will be updated with latest firmware and the parts that are broken will be changed. In this case, I'd say that they'll update your console instead of giving a new one out, since I'd assume Sony having the tools needed to reflash the console to original stock status.
     
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