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PS3 fan continuously runs

I have a 40GB PS3. When I turn the power on in the back of the system, the fan immediately starts to run. It will continue to run until I turn off the power from the back of the console, so I cannot just leave my console turned on and the system off, I always have to turn the whole console off.

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This is an internal problem. my suggestion would be to call sony's hotline at: (highlight it to read it)


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Posted on Jan 19, 2009

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