- Once you solder this point together. This will allow you to keep your PS3 on with out it shutting right back off. You must have the first switch up in FLASH FUN mode otherwise it will shut off. Follow the steps playerkp420 is giving me in this forum as they seam to be working. The reason the PS3 Bricks is because when it detects someone is trying to mess with the Firmware it will brick it's self so you can do anything else with it.