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Playstation 2 problem

The console gets heated up within 30 mins of playstation 2  does not read the disc. some times it says unable to read disc or the monitor shows the memory card data.

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Re: playstation 2 problem

Hi Shardul,


This sounds like the fan and airflow housing inside is clogged.  The Emotion Engine Processor requires over 85 percent of the flow that the fan and air housing can deliver. That is probably what is causing your problem. 


Open the Slim and remove the fan ( 3 screws).  Vacuum the motherboard case to get all the dust and lint out of the airflow path.  Carefully unhook the wire from the connector.  If you have to put Wire breaking force, do not remove it.  If you cant remove the fans wire, you will need a can of AIr spray from Radio shack to Blow the fan out. Remember it is loaded with dust. Do it somehere you do not mind dust going all over the place.  It will surprise you how much that little fan can hold.

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