I have searched and searched, it doesn’t seem anyone else has a similar problem that I can find. But I’m sure someone has had this issue. I’m hoping so anyways so I can figure out what the issue is.
I have a day 1 original ps4. It has been played almost daily since purchased. I started having issues at the start of this year. The ps4 had been sitting for about 4-5 months (only time it was not used daily as I had to focus on school), when I tried turning it back on after school was over it wouldn’t work. Wouldn’t even turn on. I tried booting it in safe mode, and it finally worked. Since then it’s been the same issue every time I turn it on. I turn it on, there’s no signal on tv and a solid blue light. I have to hold down the power button until it beeps. I turn it back on, it repairs the external HD, then it works. I start a game, the game crashes (black screen, ps4 still sounds like it’s on with a solid blue light). I then have to hold the power button down and repeat the process. This happens 2-6 times usually, and then is completely fine for the remainder of the night.
I have tried re-initializing the HD or whatever it is called, the ps4 is not overheating (new thermal paste and added airflow to the case). I have lived with this since January, the ps4 still works, I just have to “let it warm up”. Usually if I start it and let it sit for about 30 mins it’s fine. Super weird, not sure what the issue could be. I was thinking psu or hdd.
Does anyone have an idea of what it is, or has had the same issue. Thanks!