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I have a australian pal 60gig launch console and it way outta warrenty and died from the"YLOD",thats yellow light of death,same as rrod on 360,plus when it died,i had COD 5 in and is stuck in there,now i know from reading sony au forums and ring sony au that they charge a flat fee of $315.00 to fix it with a 4-6 week wait,now i have done google's n looking on youtube and have pulled it apart to clean the dust from it,and also i tryed those fan tests,but it wouldn't work,anyways,so i have posted on my sony au forums if anyone know any tech that can fix it for cheaper,but i would like some more advice and tips thanks jason

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    bafalcon2005 Jan 13, 2009

    well they will still charge $315au to get it fixed,but stuff that,im going to ring local tech's,any aussie's having there ps3's die??????

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As you will probably now ylod is general hardware failure.

Surely a local tech can fix this for $150 or so, that is often a faulty HD, or a faulty MB, but that won't be a good decision.

When you get Ylod you simply call Sony , pass through all their troubleshooting, then you get very upset and tell em that the licht came on his own , that this is a factory defect, and that you did not do anything wrong on your PS.

They will send you a free replacement.

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