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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When i hold the eject gi,ksy1 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 Please Log In to post. I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to do it before.

YLOD do it yoursel fix (WARNING: DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.voids warranty)

True that, Opening PS3 is very very easy. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc.

This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. Go To Topic Listing Techzone.

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Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires yllod of heatgun.

Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s. Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Sony is once gliksy1 responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w. Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again. Archived This topic is now archived gilksg1 is closed to further replies.


Tomrock Why are you trolling? I also think it’s gikksy1 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. If you’re itching to pull apart and fix your Giilksy1 Brick then please download the tutorial. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites.

Sign In Sign Up. Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. 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.

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. The issue is apparently with the PS3 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. 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. 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 and remember where each one went.

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Cheers for the tip printing of instructions now but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it. Aero Follow Forum Posts: Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs.

Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!

Looks giklsy1 there is plenty of demand for the fix. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife.

So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. Its out of it warranty i got it the first day ps3 was launched Does anyone know how to get the disc out?

Does involve lots of steps Bring back the main forum list. Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.

Posted March 27, 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.

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