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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Its out of it warranty i got it the first day ps3 was launched If you’re itching to pull apart and fix your Plastic Brick then please download the tutorial. This topic is locked from further discussion. Posted March 27, Looks like there is plenty of demand for the fix.
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YLOD do it yoursel fix (WARNING: DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.voids warranty)
Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. True that, Opening PS3 is very very easy. Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.
Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Doesn’t work for 60 gb Ypod. My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy vilksy1 morden warfare 2 still inside.
Does anyone know how to get the disc out? 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 gipksy1 screws separate and remember where each one went.
Gilksy’s Playstation 3 (PS3) Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix and Repair Guide
Tomrock Why are you trolling? Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun. Does involve lots of steps Sign In Sign Up. 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.
Posted March 29, By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs. How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again. Bring back the main forum list.
Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!! – PlayStation Nation – GameSpot
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.
I heard that if you hold the eject button down as you turn the main power switch on in the back the disc will eject on a ylod ps3. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife.
Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.
So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w. Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!!
The issue is apparently with the PS3 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself. AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: Go To Topic Listing Techzone. Aero Follow Forum Posts: Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? I’m getting a mate to do it for ypod since he’s had to do it before.
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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. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc. Please Log In to post.
Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. 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. Adziboy Follow Forum Gjlksy1 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 Posted March 28, Cheers for the tip printing gilkxy1 instructions now but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it.