Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
HI, this is an emergency shut down, due to overheating. the yellow light is an indicator of a previous overheating issue that has damaged the power unit.
unplug the unit and, let it sit for 10 minutes to cool. after the cool off, plug the unit into the wall socket once more and, power up. if it continues to shut down and, flash the red light, this will confirm a major fault within the power unit. Contact Sony for the replacement of the power unit in this case.
***NOTE(If the unit begins to play normally after the cool-down period, you will need to purchase a cooling device to prevent future overheating issues).
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
You have what is called the yellow light of dea th. there are many ways to fix this yourself but just bare in mind that these are just temporary fixes when you use the blow dryer/ heat gun trick. The best way is to take it apart and clean the gpu and cpu and apply new thermal paste to it. just go on youtube and look up yellow light of dea th fix
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: About 20minutes ago my ps3
The PS3 red light is a huge problem and it is caused by the GPU and the CPU overheating, all you need to do is stop the heat build up.
You have 2 ways of doing this:
You can send it in however bear in mind that for the fix you will have to wait for 4 weeks and also pay out $150 as well.
Or you can use a good PS3 Repair guide to fix the problem.
Make sure you check out these reviews of the top PS3 Repair guides first!
Posted on Apr 04, 2011
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