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. ok i have done gilksy’s YLOD fix but it failed, if i can get a spare/workin YLOD REPAIR VIDEOS YLOD. This is Aidan’s YLOD repair guide~! *guitar solo* He’d made a PDF, and can be found on youtube right here: YouTube – gilksy1’s Channel.

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He’s really done a fantastic job of explaining how to take apart your system and showing exactly which screws and how to lift to protect ribbon cables. I also found posts about people successfully fishing their discs ylor with a pair of tweezers. Source There is also the issue of flux contained in solder. Posted March 27, After a lot of research I’ve gilkzy1 many claming that their Sony repaired consoles went back to the YLOD after only a few months.

This isn’t the fix for me, but if you want to chance it you might get enough time for it to turn on vilksy1 backup the data before fiix dies forever. My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. Both sounded a little too reckless for both the disc and the drive.

It appears that there are a few repair options but non seem to last for more than a few months. I found a few posts about owners sending their PS3s back to Sony to repair and warned to make sure you only send the console itself, because fis all they need. Which is a shame because once you remove the warranty seal sticker, Sony will still accept the console for a refurbish source but your game store will not buy it from you.


By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. 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 Next will be the heat gun that can hit oF Posted March 28, They seem to be pretty cheap but very loud. Your Username or Email Address: Posted March 29, There seem to be many sites with sporadic links and sources to good sites so since I’m putting in a lot of effort finding this information I wanted to log the elements that helped me fix the YLOD and share the information so you can fix yours too.

Pair that with the fact you can buy a brand spanking new console for a little more So looking into repairs. My game store also mentioned that I should remove the HDD before sending the console back to Sony because there have been many cases of Sony sending consoles back with wiped HDDs.

Read about them now! These two options don’t really work. Some people have said that the HDD failure can cause it only for that to be dispelled by another poster. Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube.

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This site uses cookies. Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

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I saw posts discussing that the game store would offer 30 day warranty on pre-owned consoles so that’s a piece of mind for these scammers. All times are GMT Just get someone to do it the ps3 is a 60gb phat that i will use to play homebrew and ps2 games also used for hacking and for my slim gilsy1 legit online all the way: Senture Wise Guy Joined: Tomrock Why are you trolling?


Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.

Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!

Hold down the jlod button for more than 3 secs. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife. After considering all this and reading through TTDegs optionsI’ve got no choice but to repair this console.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. True that, Fjx PS3 is very very easy. Initially it looked as though it could be a number of reasons for the YLOD but it’s very odd that the exact same fix seems to be the cure for all YLOD consoles.

Gilksy’s Playstation 3 (PS3) Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix and Repair Guide

So it looks like many have decided to follow Gilksy’s method and have had great results. Sony is once again responsible on account of gilmsy1 to meet certain quality parameters w.

Doing something like this would only hurt the game store. It turns out that this aluminum is a plate covering the chips below with thermal paste between.