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    ps3 warranty / replacement

    hi guys ive been looking around and noticed that faulty ps3's can be picked up for under 50 quid so i was wondering, how do sony stand with their replacement sceme? like if its over a year old etc? as long as it still has the warranty sticker intact? are they as good as microsoft?
    Also, if i cant be cheeky and get sony to do it, what would my other options be?

    im told the common ps3 faults are a yellow light which is fixable?
    but the big one seems to be the disc drive stopping working, is this easily fixable and can it be done to make paying less for a faulty console a good buy?

    answers on a postcard please hexites

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    Re: ps3 warranty / replacement

    Sony are no where near as forgiving as Microsoft, but I would ring Sony first and say that you are asking what their warranty replacement policy is. Considering they have just upped the manufacturer's guarantee to 3 yrs on TVs they might be more lenient.

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    Re: ps3 warranty / replacement

    In my experience, you pretty much always have to pay Sony for out of warranty repairs.
    I don't know how it is now, but only last year it didn't work out much more to rebuy the console.

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    Re: ps3 warranty / replacement

    Why not sign up for continuous play, wait a month and then claim?

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    Re: ps3 warranty / replacement

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Flibbles View Post
    Why not sign up for continuous play, wait a month and then claim?
    well this is what ive recently discovered!

    people say you dont even need to wait anytime! just claim the next day!

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    Re: ps3 warranty / replacement

    Yeah that's what i did, i signed up for Continuous play when my PS3 went wrong and claimed with it straight away for free....

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