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System shuts off and turns to red light standby

I recently purchased a PS3 about 6 months ago. it worked fine until about a month ago.
while playing a game the system will make a clicking sound, shut off, turn off my controller and set the system to the red light standby mode. this happens about every 15 minuets while playing any game i put in.
Also, while playing dvd or blueray discs the picture has constant static lines going across the screen, and the audio is not very clear.
can anyone help please?

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Hello. You may want to double check your connections and cables. The only time I've ever heard a clicking before a system shut it's self down was when a kid had stuck the battery cover from a TV remote into the disc drive.
Also, if the PS3 keeps acting like that, Sony will repair/replace the unit for free including shipping since it's under a year old. Thanks and good luck!

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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