PS4 Original Gives White Light But No Picture

PS4 Original No Power Just Dead

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What causes the PS4 Original white light but no picture problem?

This repair is also know as the White Light Of Death or for short WLOD on the PS4 consoles.

There are 2 reasons, either the HDMI port is damaged, or components on the main board itself are faulty, like the HDMI IC that needs to be replaced.

The white light problem can be repaired by us very easily, and just takes a hour or two if we not busy.

Why does this problem occur?

We’ve found a few reasons why PlayStation 4 consoles get the white light of death.

If it’s because of the HDMI port that’s damaged and you need to replace the HDMI port because that’s why you getting the white light problem:

  • It can be a faulty HDMI cable that damaged your HDMI port.
  • The HDMI cable could have been pushed in at an angle and this has damaged the pins in the HDMI port.
  • The PS4 could have dropped and pulled the HDMI cable, this damaging the HDMI port itself.


If you have the white light of death problem with your PS4 console because the HDMI IC is faulty:

  • It might have been struck by lightning.
  • It could have blown because of a power surge.
  • Or it can be because of load shedding.

Read more about the PS4 white light problem in this post we wrote.

What if my PS4 Original is still under warranty?

If your PS4 Original is still under warranty, you can get it swapped out with a refurbished one through the PlayStation support website.

Things to be aware of before getting your PS4 done under warranty:

  • They don’t do repairs in South Africa, so your PS4 Original will be swapped out with a refurbished one.
  • The warranty on the refurbished PS4 from PlayStation will only carry a 3 month warranty.
  • You will loose all the data on your hard drive, this includes the games and game saves if they not backed up to the cloud.


To get a refurbished PS4 console, visit the PlayStation support website, by clicking here.

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