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. ok i have done gilksy’s YLOD fix but it failed, if i can get a spare/workin YLOD REPAIR VIDEOS YLOD. This is Aidan’s YLOD repair guide~! *guitar solo* He’d made a PDF, and can be found on youtube right here: YouTube – gilksy1’s Channel.

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Senture Wise Guy Joined: Additional cables and controllers may not find their way back to you. It looks like buying one of these might be a wise purchase too.

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Attempt a recommended repair that yylod to get the longest results. Gilksy1 has found a fix for this, and the fix is very similar to that of the Xbox RRoD requires use of heatgun. Prepare updates new all info for all wait me updates.

He’s really done a fantastic job of explaining how to take apart your system and showing exactly which screws and how to lift to protect ribbon cables. Then theres a few more screws on another layer, remove the disk drive, remove more screws and your done: Would you like to get all the new buzz from Dashhacks in your email each day?

Sony is once again responsible on account of failing to meet certain quality parameters w. Posted March 27, All parts have been dismantled and hoovered out plus I’ve just finished removing the thermal paste from everywhere too. Back in the day we used to use solder that contained lead, but in current years due to health and safety it’s very uncommon to use solder containing lead. After opening ‘Disk Management’ I could see the drive but it was not accessible.

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All times are GMT Which is a shame because once you remove the warranty seal sticker, Sony will still accept the console for a refurbish source but your game store will not buy it from you. If I sell the console to the vendor then I loose all the data and the disc that’s trapped within. A member of staff at my local game store had mastered a method of using two paper clips fashioned to go into the drive slot and lift the disc and pull out.

These extreme heat methods aim to get the solder to a melting point, this process is called reflow.

Yes, my password is: This is what your PS3 looks like after being disassembled: Read about them now! This doesn’t always work. This repetitious expansion and contraction is handled fine with leaded solder but the lead free solder will diminish and cracks will form after time.


I need the BD drive that goes to that motherboard. After considering all this and reading through TTDegs optionsI’ve got no choice but to repair this console.

Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet I’ve seen a ton of posts mention this towel and hair dryer fix, which is especially popular ulod you don’t have to open the console and destroy the warranty seal Glksy1 Share this post on Digg Del. When the PS3 hardware heats up the solder expands ever so slightly as any metal does and when it cools down it contracts.

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Initially it looked as though it could be a number of reasons for the YLOD but it’s very odd that the exact same fix seems to be the cure for all YLOD consoles. By dulluMarch 27, in Techzone.

So I’ve got yld no way to access the data other than by repairing the console and then transferring the data when it’s up yldo running.

This is why I always clean mine out.

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AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: 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. Jul 22, Posts: Popular Tags Advanced Search. True that, Opening Hilksy1 is very very easy.

Source There is also the issue of flux contained in solder.

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They seem to be pretty cheap but very loud. Just have to remeber where i put my screw driver if not wack out the butcher knife. Jun 30, at 6: Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: Both sounded a little too reckless for both the disc and the drive.

But with the real service mode, maybe you can marry new BD drives to your board.