Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
The yellow light is caused by the PS3 console overheating.
Over time and many thermal cycles one of the connections to the two major chips on the PS3 motherboards will break ( cold solder joint ).
The only way to fix this is to perform either a reflow or reball to the problem chip. This consists of heating the chip to melt the solder, when it cools the solder will "reball"; fixing the connections.
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Posted on Jun 14, 2010
I am the Console Guru part of a six man team that repair PS3's - Xbox 360's and Wii's
I want to just make it clear to you, that you can repair the following probems at home with a good repair guide. There is no technical knowlage needed you simply do what you see on the step by step vids or the paper guide.
1.YLOD (yellow light of death)
2.Red/Green or blue Flashing lights
4.Disk Read Error (Blue ray/DVD/Games)
5.Red/Pink/black and White screen of death
6.Hard drive corruption problems (you do not lose saved data)
7.Disk Stuck inside
8.Sync problems with controllers
10.Freeze ups and glitches
11.You also get the best tips on how to look after your PS3, also how to clean, Bonus material eg - how to install linux to your PS3 (PC on your PS3)
The best thing is you get to keep your PS3 guide for life so if somthing goes wrong in the future you can just review your guide and fix it.
Posted on Aug 24, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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