Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. With a $25 heat gun and a tube of new thermal compound you can fix your ps3 in about an hour. Worked. “A few PS3 owners have suffered a issue known as the Yellow Light of Death ( YLoD). Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar. well people that have YLOD are usually out of their warranty period, . the ” gilksy1″ video’s on how to reflow you chips and repair you YLOD.
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Posted March 27, Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife. I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to do it before.
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If gilksg1 itching to pull apart and fix your Plastic Brick then please download the tutorial. Bring back the main forum list. Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs.
Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again. Tomrock Why are you trolling? Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Go To Topic Listing Techzone. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun.
Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife shoemen22 Make sure you keep the different type of screws separate bilksy1 remember where each one went.
Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!
AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: This topic is locked from further discussion. Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. I also think it’s stupid how customers who buy one, for a higher price, get ripped off years later when people buying the console once it gets good can get a 3 year warranty and models that don’t get YLOD as easily.
When i hold the eject button it just turns on and then the yellow light kicks in and it turns itself off again without givening the disc a chance to eject Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: Does involve lots of steps How’d you like it if you were in his shoes?
Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w. Call Sony Customer Support and ask them about it, they may refer you to a place you could get your disc removed for free, either that or atleast give you some tips on how to remove the disc yourself without damaging it.
My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. The issue is apparently with the PS3 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself. Got the disc drive out and half the screws out but then the screwdriver head has been mangled with the force used to get the others out so now i have to buy another one.
Gilksy’s Playstation 3 (PS3) Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix and Repair Guide | Digiex
Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. If it’s still in warranty send it to Sony and tell them it’s in there if not you’ll have to take it apart. Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? Posted March 28, I heard that if you hold the eject yloc down as you turn the main power switch on in the back the disc will eject on a ylod ps3. True that, Opening PS3 is very very easy.
This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Cheers for the tip printing of instructions now but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it. Sign In Sign Up. Share this post Link to post Share on other gilks1. Its out of it warranty i y,od it the first day ps3 was launched Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!!
Aero Follow Forum Posts: Looks like there is plenty of demand for the fix. Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc. Does anyone know how to get the disc out?
Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s. Please Log In to ggilksy1. Posted March 29, Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: Bilksy1 dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet