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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Does anyone know how to get the disc out? Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Does involve lots of steps Aero Follow Forum Posts: If it’s still in warranty send it to Sony and tell them it’s in there gilkdy1 not you’ll have to take it apart.

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

Please Log In to post. Tomrock Why lyod you trolling? How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? Sign In Sign Up. 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.

Look at gilksy1’s ylod fix on you tube. The issue is apparently with the PS3 gipksy1 and not the PSU as initially suspected by many including myself.


This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: I’m getting a mate to do it for me since he’s had to gilkey1 it before. Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs. Go To Topic Listing Techzone.

Do all Ylod’s arise outta the same issue? Posted March 27, 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 vilksy1 on how to remove the disc yourself without damaging it.

Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife. If you’re itching to pull apart and fix your Plastic Brick then please download the tutorial. Bring back the main forum gilksh1.

Its out of it warranty i got it the first day ps3 was launched So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself? Cheers for the 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!!!

Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the ylov.

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. Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: 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.


Firstly, you need to take the top off of it by removing the screw under the warranty sticker. Got a new slim model already set up and now just downloading a few games from PSN again. My Orignal PS3 60gb model has given up on me with my copy of morden warfare 2 still inside. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun.

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This topic is locked from further discussion. Doesn’t work for 60 gb PS3’s. When i hold the eject button it just yloe on and then the yellow light kicks in and it turns itself off again without givening the disc a chance to eject Posted March 28, Strangely the problem bears striking similarity to the RROD that xbox users have been plagued with time memorial.