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Locating The Ps3 Fan Sensor.


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#1 prime2010

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 08:01 AM

Just got a really annoying PS3 40gb here that loves running at full pelt, it has a busted sensor as I have carefully cleaned it, reflowed it, and applied thermal paste on it (several times infact as I thought my original application was bad). Yet this bastard is a hair dryer.

has anyone got any ideas on how to fix this sensor, I know I could make a fan mod but because the PS3 fan is of high amps it requires some seriously beefy resistor to dissipate the wattage.

Any input would be welcome.

#2 gamestationohio

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Posted 27 March 2010 - 04:48 AM

Why do you think that is an option or a cure?

You ,may have contaminated the heat sink compound under the GPU heat shield.

#3 prime2010

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Posted 04 May 2010 - 06:31 AM

late reply,. True, however I have redone all that since and the ps3 has left my hands. Runs good btw just loud. Shrug.




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