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Dec 28 2011
By: ko2011 First Son 1 posts
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Sony PS3, about 3 yro.. Shuts off in a few minutes use or sometimes after an hour

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Hi guys, i have a Sony PS3 about 3 years old. Sometimes when i use it to play NBA 2k12, it shuts off after about 10 minutes after opening.
Other times, it turns off after an hour or so. Is it an overheating problem? thanks!!

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Re: Sony PS3, about 3 yro.. Shuts off in a few minutes use or sometimes after an hour

Dec 28, 2011

It does sound like an overheating problem, you would probably benefit from at least changing your thermal paste and thermal pads in your PS3. For more details about this, click the link below.

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Re: Sony PS3, about 3 yro.. Shuts off in a few minutes use or sometimes after an hour

Dec 30, 2011

You should let your PS3 have proper ventilation. Place it on a cooler area, where all 3 vents have a good air flow. If your PS3 is in a closed area (shelf, cabinet), it will get RLOD. In addition, 2011 games are making PS3 get RLOD (just like mine).


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