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Hi everyone i have problem with my ps3 cech-3004b 320go it shuts off by it's self after a few min of playing i watched many videos on youtube and it's semes that the power supply is doing this i tryed to fix it by turning the ocp and pfc screwos cw and ccw but that didn't help it just make it worst

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Have you tried runnning it with the top off ?
is the fan working ?
if it is, is it fast and making a noise?
that would be overheating and shutting down to prevent heating
OR
as you said Faulty power supply, if a power supply is faulty I would just replace the whole power supply as they are cheap on ebay.
Good Luck

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My PS3 shuts off 15 minutes after I play can I fix the problem in system settings

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Hi my name is Juan and unfortunately your ps3 is dead what happen is that for some reason it got so hot and the processor stop working when you turn on the ps3 it does a self test and if something is not working right it turns off immediately with a green yellow red light so don't spend your money in another power supply I can guaranty to you is not the power supply I do sell and fix playstations and this is why I know this this problem is common on the 60Gb and 80Gb also in 40Gb but not like on the 60and 80Gb

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SOURCE: ps3 yellow light then red flashing light

its a overheated hd.

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SOURCE: help it freezes

Does this freeze up occur around the time the fan kicks on? I've seen several other contributors to FIXYA mention this as a "heat sink" issue. I guess the HD is getting over-heated & melting a soldered connection. This is definitely a problem that a tech should look at. Hopefully your console is still under warranty. If not, PSR has very decent rates for "out-of-warranty" work. You can contact them at www.psr1.com. Hope this helped.

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SOURCE: My PS3 hdmi cable does not work

First off, if you want to use the hdmi remove the supplied composite cable from the back of the ps3.
You don't need both plugged in at the same time, and I'm not sure with the ps3 but some video devices will not enable both at once.

Have your tv selected for whatever hdmi input you have it plugged into. They should be labeled where you plug them in.

With the unit in standby, switch off and red light in front, hold the power button by the disc tray for 3-5 second. You will hear it beep, after the initial turn on beep, then you should see a display set up screen.

If you switch back to the composite, you will have to do this over again.

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