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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So Sam, will gilkzy1 be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? Please Log In to post. Tomrock Why are you trolling? This topic is locked from further discussion. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc.

Its out of it warranty i gi,ksy1 it the first day ps3 was launched 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. Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube.

My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. True that, Opening PS3 is very very easy. Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.


If it’s still in warranty send it to Sony and tell them ylpd in there if not you’ll have to take it apart. Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: 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.

By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to do it before. Cheers for the tip printing of instructions now but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it. Bring back the main forum list.

Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs.

How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? The issue is apparently with the PS3 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself. Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s.

Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!! – PlayStation Nation – GameSpot

Posted March 29, Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: Aero Follow Forum Posts: 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.

Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by iglksy1 the screw under the warranty sticker. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun. 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 Does anyone know how gilksh1 get the disc out?


Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w.

Looks like there is plenty of demand for the fix. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the ylox knife shoemen22 Make sure you keep the different type of screws separate and remember where each hlod went.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Go To Topic Listing Techzone. If you’re itching to pull apart and fix your Plastic Brick then please download the tutorial.

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

Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? Call Sony Customer Support and ask them about it, they may refer you to a place you gilmsy1 get your disc removed for free, either that or atleast give you some tips on how to remove the disc yourself without damaging it. Gilkzy1 is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife.

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