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Hi there :) We have recently bought one but as it came from the states the warranty is only valid for US residents. We played the PS3 for the first time for about an hour then the sound stopped, it played for another 10 mins or so then the game froze. Now whenever we put any disk in it won’t load or make the sound of the disk spinning, it makes a quiet humming then it just has a quiet tick, then stops. We’ve tried games, CDs, movies and the blue ray disk that came in the box but nothing will load on the system. We waited for the system to cool down and we’ve tried formatting it and resetting it etc, but after 40mins or so of play it shouldn’t **** out this quick or need to be reset anyway. We’ve got a quote from someone in Sydney (I’m in Brissy) who reckons they can fix it for $150 but it will take a week or so. So I'm after some advice on what to do or places to repair. Please email me back at ZMarshall@toshiba-TAP.com Cheers :)

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As my brother has had a similar problem in the past.You can try going to the store you bought it from with your receipt and request a replacement or refund.If that doesn't work,you can send it in to Sony.If you don't have a warrant,There a repair fee,but it's cheaper than buying another PS3.

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