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I have a slim ps3. When i'm playing for 2 hours or less it just suddenly shuts down... No lights come, Nothing! Have to plug it out then back in to get it going, Any ideas??

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Hi, make sure the cooling fan is working, if it doesn't the console shuts down itself to preotect the system, you can get your ear really close to the fan and listen to see if it makes any noise, check it often because sometimes it doesn't kick on till the console is getting hot, if you can't hear the fan running it could be your problem.....

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