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Help? my ps3 got wet now when play it only last 5-10 min and it says its overheated?

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Sounds like your cooling fan is not working... replace fan inside or place a fan blowing on back of unit for temporary use only

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this is called the Red Light Of Death it can be caused by the following

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Your PS3 may be overheating. Check the exhaust of the ps3 where the hot air comes out for any excessive dust. If you have a 60GB PS3, you can blow them out by turning off the PS3 by the back switch and then turning it on using the back switch with you finger on the eject button. The PS3 should beep 3 times and your fans should go at full tilt for about 30sec to 1 min.

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your ps3 could be in the process of breaking i got the ylod just last night your warranty has expired you could just run your ps3 untill it breaks then open it up and try to repair it but thats a tricky thing to do. and dont leave games in it incase it breaks they will be trapped inside, my modern warfare 2 is stuck in mine -.-

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HI, this is an issue that concerns the Hard disk. the Hard drive disk is corrupt. there are sectors that are unreadable at this time. this is a Sony tech repair and, you will need send this unit to Sony for this repair. its normally a 190 dollar repair plus, the shipping charge as well.

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Try using a can of air to blow out the fan area. Even though its well ventilated it may be full of dust. It sounds like an overheating issue. Also look into aftermarket fan/cooling solutions, that dont plug directly into the PS3 and have there own outlet power plug.

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It's overheating. That's why it works longer the first time and you have to wait a few minutes for it to cool. Try using some compressed air and cleaning the vents out below. If that doesn't work then you'll have to remove and replace the thermal compound on the GPU and CPU.

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yo dude i have the same problem as u like im playing cod4 wen i exit a match it freezes wen i play guitar hero 2 that also freezes while playing a song i think i know sum ways. its either were playin to much u need to buy 1 of those disks that clean inside the ps3 or any dvds its like a special disk it just goes inside and u play it and it takes like 5 min cuz none of my games have scratches

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power is shorting-out....or cpu "overheating"

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Try to flip yur Ps3 standing and try to vaccum the dust out of the holes and try to prevent that dust to get inside the console.

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