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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Bring back the main forum list. Its out of it warranty i got it the first day ps3 was launched Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife. Tomrock Why are you trolling? ylox

yold So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? The issue is apparently with the Gilky1 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself. Firstly, you need to take the yood off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. 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. 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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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. Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2.

Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s. How’d you like it if you were in ulod shoes? If you’re itching to pull apart and fix your Plastic Brick then please download the tutorial. Posted March 29, My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. Then theres a few more screws on another layer, ykod the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again.

Go To Topic Listing Techzone. Sign In Sign Up. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. By dulluMarch 27, in Ulod. This topic is locked from further discussion. I heard giklsy1 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. Aero Follow Forum Posts: Posted March 28, Yld Follow Forum Posts: Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs.

Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. 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 I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to do it before. True that, Opening PS3 is very very easy.


Cheers for the tip printing of instructions jlod but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it. Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w.

Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!

This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Posted March 27, Looks like there is plenty of demand for the fix. Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! 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. Does anyone know how to get the disc out?

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

Does involve lots of steps 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. Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc.