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Hi, my ps3 keeps turning off and the red light comes on and flashes real slow. what does this mean ? it crashed mid game

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Your system is getting hot, try using a vacume to clean the vents out, also buy an aftermarket intercooler.

When the PS3 gets over heated it will shut off regardless of what you are doing to preserve its self

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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