this is great news for those that have had ylod lets hope that it fixes every ps3 that . I have sent email to gilksy some time ago to get my method to his guide, but. Free comprehensive guide to repairing YLOD on the PS3 console. All videos and techniques provided by gilksy. I sent my Launch Day Fat PS3 to Gophermods for YLoD repair a few to a different PS3) then you can repair it yourself by following Gilksy’s.

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This repair for YLOD was come up with by “gilksy”.

The PlayStation 3 would crash or shut itself off long before ever reaching those kinds of temperatures. I also recommend putting a fan on top of the PSU.

YLOD Repair Guide

Sign up for free! Slide cover plate towards the left until it stops and lift off. And what caused the problem exactly? I had nearly every major system since the Atari outside the Wii and Up till now there has not been a fix for gilksy ps3 ylod fix but Gilksy1 has found a way to fix this for PS3 owners. Don’t have an account? I say any type of thermal paste because you only need a temorary fix, so top of the line or bottom of the barrel won’t make a damn bit of difference. Search Icon Search for: Hope it pps3 last.

The following repair is for faulty mother boards only, gilksy ps3 ylod fix will not repair power supply issues, or disc read errors. Fells bad bro I did notice it ran a little longer than usual before ylod, but that could be from me opening it gilksy ps3 ylod fix and letting some air flow there. You are not allowed fxi request a sticky. Good news is that it is “working” like it was before so I can probably try the other method now having lost the fear of opening it.

I do, however, have one system that has been running for six months now. That is, until now.


PS3 YLoD Motherboard Repair Guide, With Gilksy Videos

Them gilksy ps3 ylod fix add and additional heatsink jlod top of the GPU not too big, optionally a small one in top of the CPU, use also the washers mod http: And yes, it is only adding pressure.

Which ps3 models does it occur most on? In following this guide, I do not guarantee you will fix your ps3, and by attempting this repair YOU are agreeing to take full responsibility for any loss of hardware due to damage caused by following this guide.

This unique type gilksy ps3 ylod fix screw has a thickness that this can actually work better for because the metal is so soft that it will strip The written guide, video gilksy ps3 ylod fix PDF file below will walk you through the entire process and cover all necessary details of the repair.

Remove ribbon cable by carefully lifting black part of connector locking tab. I added a photoshopped photo for clarification. Using a small flat blade screw driver or slotted torx bit, unscrew cover plate screw. Remove 2 screws holding plate to hard drive connector and unplug battery connector.

I didn’t use any other method including heat gun. I did also have some Arctic Silver 5 lying around from a previous PC build.

They weren’t able to save my ps3, possibly because the first place i took it to messed it up beyond repair, but gophermods has got to be the company i’ve dealt with in years.

After 10 to 15 seconds move onto the next gilksg. Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. I also get to keep my 60gb The only tools I have are the screwdrivers and the replacement paste. Slide cover plate towards the left until gilksy ps3 ylod fix stops and lift off.

I just tried the washer method on an attempted “heat gun method” one, and still it does nothing, gilksy ps3 ylod fix guess gilkst go to see my dude that will reball n resolder with leaded solder. Foil off any type of connector you see gilksy ps3 ylod fix well as the smaller chips.

Sony can take the slims and the super slims and shove them up their asses. And do a os3 reballing of the BGA’s Now repeat on the other processor. If not, then I might as well just do the blu-ray mod for PC and can the rest.


My own 60GB has worked since fix about year gilksy ps3 ylod fix any problems. Now unclip black rear panel and remove. I had black screen before a used ps3 I bought for few euros. If your are reading this guide, then you are obviously in a difficult situation, or you are glksy for when you are in a tough spot. How do you fix YLOD in just 2minutes?

Gilksy’s Playstation 3 (PS3) Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix and Repair Guide | Digiex

gilksy ps3 ylod fix Originally posted on our forums, user Gilksy created a gjlksy by step guide to assist his fellow gamers, only to have the information thought to be lost in the annuals of time. I have sent email to gilksy some time ago gilksy ps3 ylod fix get my method to his guide, but since he hasn’t replied I decided to post my method here.

I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, and restoring your data onto that.

I 2-day expedited the shipment so it cost me a little more. I took care gi,ksy this system unlike the fis systems that I left on for days or played 15 hours straight. You have to cut out small piece of one washer which goes to screw on lower right in photo due metal clip used for attaching PSU and memory card reader. Mr Einds Mr Einds 5 years ago 5 I second the gophermods recommendation. Question gilksy ps3 ylod fix people who succeed with this method: I think issue gilksy ps3 ylod fix very similar to xbox RROD: Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.