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PS2 Cooling Fan not spinning

PLEASE HELP!!! My PS2 cooling fan not spinning at all causing overheating and subsequent shut down after 5 minutes. Checked wiring from fan motor to board and ok. What else could it be?

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  • scoiz Oct 03, 2008

    Thank you, I will firstly install my fan in another working console and test it, if bad will replace.

  • scoob-222 Oct 03, 2008

    thnk you

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Well could just be shot fans are not suppose to last forever the best thing to do would be replace the fan, make sure that the fan is not plugged up with anything and it has free movement when spinning if it struggles any then its seized up which would have to be replaced measure the fan and take a look on ebay for a replacement fan of that size but if you search for ps2 fan replacement then chances are that it will cost alot more.

if you need help finding a replacement let me know im more then willing to help out.

good luck

Posted on Oct 03, 2008

  • Wesley Gardner
    Wesley Gardner Oct 03, 2008

    awsome and good luck let me know how you make out and dont forget to rate the solution

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