Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Since yesterday when i put a disc that is visual e.g. dvd or game , into my ps3 the machine vibrates like a tractor but when i put a music disc in it doesnt, could this be a fan problem ?the film or game works fine but there is alot of noise and vibration, the machine is relatively new and i have only played like 10 hours max on the machine.should i take it back to be repaired or is this just a normal thing for the ps3.
It probably vibrates more because of the fan kicking into a higher rpm because the PS3 is drawing on more resources to play video rather than just audio.
If you just purchased the PS3 then it's probably a good idea to just exchange yours for another model.
Your problem is definitely not normal.
I recently created a common problem repair and warning guide for the PS3. Check out my tips section for future reference.
Please feel free to email me any other questions and don't forget to rate!
Posted on Feb 23, 2009
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 24, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
This is the 2nd most common problem
with PS3's. This isn't a bad problem. Your
laser/lens will need to be replaced. Do
you see the time clock in the top right
corner going around and around? If so,
you are just having laser/lens problems. If
you do not see the time icon spinning
when you insert a disc, your PS3's Blu Ray
drive controller board has gone bad and
you will need to send it to Sony and not a
3rd party technician. Certain problems
are only repairable by Sony. Good luck.
The loud noise is just the system trying to work.
Jan 18, 2011 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jan 12, 2011 | Sony Dual Shock 3 Controller for...
Sep 11, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jul 08, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jun 12, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Jul 31, 2008 | Video Game Consoles & Games
1,785 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!