The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. It was released November 11, 2006

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Fan goes crazy when PS3 is turned on

Please help me, i teardowned a ps3 yesterday to clean it from dust, i didnt touched/destroyed anything. Inside the PS3 i just used a brush to remove the dust, then when i turned it on. The fan went into a overdrive, going all crazy, then after like 10 seconds it shutsdown.

And it keep repeating itself all the time, its a CECHL004

i have tried to replace the fan with another one, same problem occured, i replaced the PSU (power supply unit)

cause i tought it got to much voltage and the fan tried to keep up?

i changed it all back, but it still goes crazy please help me, i really want to fix this problem :(

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Did you put new thermal paste on the CPU and GPU? If you don't the system will have a harder time cooling itself. This causes it to go into a thermal protection mode and make the fans go crazy in the process since it has no idea what to do. Try putting new thermal paste on. You may have to redo it if you screwed up, too.

see this on how to put thermal paste on a PS3

Assuming the system was taken apart, here's how

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Try doing this to fix the Blu-Ray issue. If it doesn't fix it it's the laser.

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I put new paste ón yesterday and it worked :) you know why my blue Ray disc drive wont work after YLOD tried everything i Got 3 other blue Ray disc drive but it wont work :(?


The lens is dirty or it's shot... What model PS3 you have? You need that to find a drive since all of them have different drives... it's Blu-ray, not blue Ray


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