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Playstation 3 crashes after half an hour

My son got his playstation 3 for christmas last year ( 17 months ago ) and has just started to have problems. After playing for half an hour the consol crashes and has to be switched off.
Could anybody shed any light on this problem. i think its a 40 mb machine.

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Make sure you put the playstation in a well ventalated area. But if thats not the problem i have repaired may of these models by stripping down and cleaning the fan and grills also its a good idea if your technical to redo the heat compound on the prosesor and gpu chips also sightly bent the metal underneath the chips to add a little more presure but becarefull not to bend them to much only a little bit.

i had two that i though had the same problem overheating but it turned out to be only when connected to wifi so a replacement bluetooth/wifi module was needed but that has only happened twice......

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Where do you have this playstation? Do you have it in a small boxed in place if you do then: move it to a wide open area, make sure all vents are wide open and vacume it out with any old vacume.this is the solution if it overheats also have it on a hard area not a carpet. hope this helps! :-{D

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