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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Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. Posted March 28, Cheers for gilksu1 tip printing of instructions now but it should be pretty simple to follow by the looks of it.

Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!

This gliksy1 what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun. Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s.

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. Look at gilksy1’s gilkzy1 fix on you tube. Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.


The issue is apparently with the PS3 motherboard and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself. Posted March 27, Please Log In to post.

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How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? Then theres a lyod more screws on golksy1 layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: Aero Follow Forum Posts: Tomrock Why are you trolling? Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again.

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.

Got the disc drive out and half the screws out but then the gil,sy1 head has been mangled with the force used to get the others out so now i have to buy another one. This topic is locked from further discussion.

Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? Does anyone know how to get the disc out? I heard that if you hold gilksj1 eject button down as you turn the main power switch on in the back the disc will eject on a ylod ps3. Posted March 29, 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

Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: 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. If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc.


I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to do it before. Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs. Go To Gklksy1 Listing Techzone. Looks gjlksy1 there is plenty of demand for the fix. By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone. Sign In Sign Up.

Bring back the main forum list. 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 involve lots of steps If ylld still in warranty send it to Sony and tell them it’s in there if not you’ll have to take it apart.

Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! True that, Opening PS3 is very gjlksy1 easy. So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself?

Its out of it warranty i got it the first day ps3 was launched Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the hilksy1 yet Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.