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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Does involve lots of steps I don’t want to deal with more dead consoles. This repetitious expansion and contraction is handled fine with leaded solder but the lead free solder will diminish and cracks will form after time. But with the real service mode, maybe you can marry new BD drives to your board.

Prepare updates new all info for all wait me updates. I like my local game store, I’ve bought so many decent releases and have been given some great advice from them.

If Your Warranty has expired than you should consider opening the console and taking the disc. How’d you like it if you were in his shoes? Additional cables and controllers may not find their way back to you. Please Log In to post. I initially tried take a non-intrusive approach, contacting the console vendor to see if they would take a return and also Sony to see what they could offer.

y,od After a lot of research I’ve found many claming that their Sony repaired consoles went back to the YLOD after only a few months. So Sam, will you be trying to fix the thing all by yourself?

Can someone plz rehost the YLOD file plz!! Share Share this post on Digg Del. Your Username or Email Address: Quick tip for ppl who haven’t referred the tutorial yet Does anyone know how to get the disc out?


Playstation 3 PS3 YLOD fix FAIL what now ???

It’s the most cost efficient, fastest chance of getting my data and disc back. Adziboy Follow Forum Posts: Got the disc drive out and half the screws out but then the screwdriver head has been mangled with the filksy1 used to get the others out so now i have to gillksy1 another one.

Jun 30, at 7: These two options don’t really work. This isn’t the fix for me, but if you want to chance it you might get enough time for it to turn on and backup the data before it dies forever.

Every time you reflow solder you burn off a little of the flux contained inside the solder, so applying flux before starting your ulod is also going to help with how long the fix lasts.

Up north in Sunderland. Jul 22, Posts: Unfortunately there are several items on the HDD that are irreplaceable graduation photos, purchased music, saved games, etc and the data must be retrieved.


Both sounded a little too reckless for both the disc and the drive. May 1, Posts: 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 Here’s a useful explination of that method I found: After opening ‘Disk Management’ I could see the drive but it was not accessible.

I found a few posts about owners sending their PS3s back to Sony to repair and warned to make sure ylpd only send the console itself, because that’s all they need. Jun 30, at 6: Results 1 to 8 fid 8.

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Yellow Light of death and stuck disk HELP!!!

Would you like to get all the new buzz from Dashhacks in your email each day? Fiz people have said that the HDD failure can cause it only for that to be dispelled by another poster. If I sell the console to the vendor then I loose all the data and the disc that’s trapped within.


Ylof 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.

Hold down the eject button for more than 3 secs. You must log in yloc sign up to reply here. Want to learn more about the team who brings you the Dash Hacks news? AgentZero Follow Forum Posts: If it’s still in warranty send it to Sony and tell them it’s in there if not yold have to take it apart. So heating to a lower temperature is the safer way but only causes the solder to melt slightly and produce a partial connection, which will fail in a relatively short period.

I’ve also seem too many posts saying that this can irreparably damage your console, so it can work for a few hours but once it breaks you can’t get it working ever again. This site uses cookies.

Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. Purchase a brand new PS3. 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. You need buy cvv usa,uk,ca,au,eu pls contac me or logins site me to know more We Updates daily Credent-crd.