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Message saying its too hot and it turns off automatically

Although its only been turned for a few minutes if you can help it would be grateful

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  • s_toner Dec 08, 2008

    no this didn t help, i cleaned all the vents and still nothing

  • s_toner Dec 08, 2008

    its just out of warranty too but none the i ll get in contact with sony thanks for your help

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Make sure that the unit is in an open space where it is free to breath. Also check that there is not a build up of dust on any outlet vents etc....

I hope this helps

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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    Debs Dec 08, 2008

    okay then the problem sounds like it could be coming from inside the system itself, like a faulty fan etc.. especially if you know that it is not overheating. Contact sony and they will probably ask you to send the unit in for repair. (if still under warranty the should replace it)

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