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Just a weird problem, can anyone help me?!

My playstation works, it turns on and plays the game, but only for about 10 min, sometimes more sometimes less, then the game freezes and when i try to turn the system off from the controller it tries but it just stays on a blank screen, so when i turn the power switch off and back on and start the system back up it doesnt read the disk so i have to turn the game back off, this happens with all games, but started when i was playing madden 09, does anyone have any idea, this has happened to my system before, and i sent it in to get fixed but apparently it didnt work...anyone know whats up with my ps3?

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  • jlhdrum Sep 20, 2008

    I have the exact same problem and it started with madden 09

  • kazim_8 Sep 23, 2008

    my playstation will go on to a game ok, then after 1 game on fifa or COD or other games it freezes or something goes wrong, so i come of the the game an my ps3 automatically switches itself off, then i turn it bak on on an it doesnt read the disk

    any ideas?


  • humbleshallp Sep 23, 2008

    I have the same problem. But it happened with Grand theft auto . Only after 4 months of sporadic play.

    Well done sony. Great design. I better get my money back.

  • josh22888 Feb 08, 2009

    my ps3 will play until a checkpoint then freeze. when i restart it, it shows a start up error has occured. My system is not warm to the touch but the disk are very warm. tried with all games and had same results



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The only problem you all probably have is the over heating of your system as the other guy said call tech support ten they will tell you were their nearest service centre is, take it there then dump it and they should give you a new console but before using this new one I recommend you buy a cooling system from your nearest game store mine cost about 60 bucks best thing I ever bought never overheats and never freezes

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I think Madden 09 is the common problem i got madden 09 and my ps3 plays for about 10 min then freezes

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