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1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again
2) Check if there's any loose cable.
3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.
If this did not work, then there are 2 options left for you on how to fix your ps3 safe and fast.
Send your playstation 3 back to Sony
but take a look at some statistics. Most users had to wait 2 weeks before they had their Console back. And also, if your warranty is expired, you have to pay a big fat $150,- to get the job done

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