Ps3 YLOD?

Discussion in 'PS3 - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by 4-leaf-clover, Nov 25, 2012.

Nov 25, 2012

Ps3 YLOD? by 4-leaf-clover at 1:55 PM (702 Views / 0 Likes) 5 replies

  1. 4-leaf-clover

    Member 4-leaf-clover SHSL LUCKSTER :/

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    So i recently took over my friends PS3 because it doesn't work anymore.
    I wanted to find out exactly what's wrong with it.
    So here is the problem : When i turn on the PS3 it makes a beeping noise and a green light starts flashing but then it turns itself off after 2-3 seconds, but when it turned off i saw the light turning yellow for a second..
    So my question here is: YLOD?

    I'm using a PS3 Phat btw.
     
  2. raulpica

    Supervisor raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Yes, it is.
     
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    Member 4-leaf-clover SHSL LUCKSTER :/

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    Thanks for the help! :3
     
  4. jrk190

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    Okay, I've got a PS3 from a buddy of mine, and he wants me to remove the game in it. He said that If I can fix the YLOD, I can keep the PS3. Should I send it in to Sony, or should I fix it myself?

    I know, Necro'd, but It seemed better than creating a new thread.
     
  5. Twiffles

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    Do it yourself. Unless you want to pay Sony $150 for something that can (theoretically) cost nothing to repair on your own. Assuming it's not bad enough to need a reball anyway.
     
  6. Qtis

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    Basically just follow a YLOD guide (personally like the iFixit version, since it's really a step-by-step guide + the video). If nothing else and the fix fails for some reason, you can see how the thing looks like from the inside :P
     

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