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My playstation 3 has the yellow light problem can you fix it?

Is it a problem with the hard drive?

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You'll have to contact Sony for repair. I would highly recommend you NOT trying to fix this problem yourself.

You can reach Sony at 1-800-345-Sony

Or google: rescuetechla for my blog page on some common ways to fix the problem. (most of them won't work for most consoles, but if you want to try, you're more than welcome.)

Posted on May 11, 2009

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sounds like your system overheated. the thermal compound needs to be replaced. you may need to have your gpu and cpu reflowed also. i fixed mine when i received the error. dwdpcrepair@gmail.com

Posted on May 20, 2009

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This could be any of a number of problems try these solutions one of which may work. If they all fail to work you can contact sony directly at
http://www.uk.playstation.com/Support/PS3

  • Remove any obstructions from the vents.
  • Allow at least 4 inches of clearance on all sides for the PLAYSTATION 3.
  • Remove the PLAYSTATION 3 from any cabinets so it is out in the open.
  • Shut the PLAYSTATION 3 down completely and let it cool down to room temperature, then try running it again.
  • If the fan cannot be heard before the system shut down, the PLAYSTATION 3 may need to be sent in for service.
  • If there is no airflow from any of the vents, the system may need to be sent in for service
Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 24, 2009

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Posted on Oct 09, 2009

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have you ever had the playstation taken apart? Maybe you need to replace the Thermal past on the processors. It is due to an overheating problem. I have one right now that does that.

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

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PS3 60GB SWICTHES ON THE GREEN LIGHT COMES ON 3/4 SECONDS LATER FLASH OF A YELLOW LIGHT AND THEN STRIGHT TO STANDBY RED


How to fix ps3 yellow light of death 3. tips first

1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work, then there are 2 options left for you on how to fix your ps3 safe and fast!

Send your playstation 3 back to Sony

You might think that this is an great option, but take a look at some statistics. Most users had to wait at least 4-6 weeks before they had their Console back. And also, if your warranty is expired, you have to pay a big fat $150,- to get the job done! Does this still sound as a good option?

Jul 27, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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How To Permanently Fix The Red Light Problem On Your PS3 Today!


The Red Light problem on the PlayStation 3 appears to be a wide spread issue affecting countless PlayStation 3 users. Many users are puzzled as to why this problem struck them; many are dedicated Sony users and didn't believe their PlayStation 3 could be struck down with the PlayStation 3 Red Light problem. It is hard to say what causes the PlayStation 3 Red Light, however we can provide you with some tips that could get rid of the Red Light problem:

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  1. Check if there's a loose cable. If not, restart your console.
  2. Unplug all cables except the power cord, and plug them back in.
  3. If that didn't work, then try to take out the hard-drive, and put it back in.


Learn how to fix your PlayStation 3 today with the PlayStation 3 Repair Program, designed to help PlayStation 3 users effectively banish the PlayStation 3 Red Light problem today!
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on Oct 01, 2013 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Yellow light of death PS3 (Playstation 3)


The yellow light is also know as the yellow light of death casued by a hardware failure. It can be casued ny over heating a bluray drive failure, a hard drive failure or even a powersupply failure. You know you have it when you power up the yellow light flashes then you hear some beeps then the red llight flashes. I would suggest returning it if you have that option or getting it fixed somewhere else as a last option.

on Jul 26, 2010 | Video Game Consoles & Games

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Ps3 power wont stay on


search yellow light of death on google

1)Turn off your playstation. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again
2) Check if there's any loose cable.
3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work send to sony to get fixed



May 09, 2010 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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I turn my ps3 on then it goes green then to yellow then beeps 3 times and turns itself off. What is wrong?


First the Reason for Yellow Light

If the hard-drive fails on the PS3 you may get a solid yellow led, The yellow light will show if the console is overheating as well, but the console shuts down so you don't it for long.


1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work, then it is suggested to send your PS3 for repairs to Sony Customer Support

Dec 23, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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It comes on and a yellow light flashes and then it goes back off


Take the hard drive out of the system and then put it back in. Sometimes the yellow light comes on because the hard drive becomes unseated.

Try turning on the system and if the yellow light comes on, try another hard drive in the PS3.

If the yellow light still comes on then you know that the main board in the ps3 is bad.


Dec 02, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Yellow light on console unable to start console.


First the Reason for Yellow Light

If the hard-drive fails on the PS3 you may get a solid yellow led, The yellow light will show if the console is overheating as well, but the console shuts down so you don't it for long.



1)Turn off your playstation 3. If you think your ps3 has been caught by the heat, then wait at least 20 minutes and put it back on again

2) Check if there's any loose cable.

3) Try to put out your playstation's hard-drive, and put it back in. You might want to repeat this 2-3 times for better results.

If this did not work, then it is suggested to send your PS3 for repairs to Sony Customer Support

Nov 23, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Yellow Light


The yellow light is also know as the yellow light of death casued by a hardware failure. It can be casued ny over heating a bluray drive failure, a hard drive failure or even a powersupply failure. You know you have it when you power up the yellow light flashes then you hear some beeps then the red llight flashes. I would suggest returning it if you have that option or getting it fixed somewhere else as a last option.

Nov 08, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Yellow light of daeth


One thing you can do is try to re-seat the Hard Drive (HDD), there is one blue screw on the side of the ps3 under the hard drive cover,(with the power off) simply remove the screw, remove the hard drive (hdd) and re seat the hdd, if the problem perists contact sony it may be a warranty/recall type issue and they may be able to fix it for you.

Oct 12, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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Yellow light


The yellow light is also know as the yellow light of death casued by a hardware failure. It can be casued ny over heating a bluray drive failure, a hard drive failure or even a powersupply failure. You know you have it when you power up the yellow light flashes then you hear some beeps then the red llight flashes. I would suggest returning it if you have that option or getting it fixed somewhere else as a last option.

Sep 30, 2009 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console

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