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Console freezing in main menu after a min green and red dots

I have a Sony PS3 console 60GB, its out of warranty and I am not willing to spend £99 for a repair. The PS3 will freeze after rougly 1 min when it is turned on. It will either make the screen look fuzy and freeze or the sreen will go half green/ red etc I have tried the fan test to clean out the dust and it seems to run longer without freezing (about 5 mins) when the fan test is running. I know my console is packed with dust inside as it makes my blueray run only sometimes. I want to know of a fix or if this is to do with the dust and not the motherboard messing up :P

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Do not perform fan test not good for unit. use vacume to clean out unit. if it was the motherboard it wouldnt turn on at all.

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