Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Hi all i bought my sony ps3 60gb console of ebay and now it has gone faulty when i try to turn it on the fans spins then the console shuts down with 3 beeps and the red standby led flashing on & of ive tryd removing the hard drive but no difference can any1 help me is there any cure for this thanks
Just had this happen to me and I fixed it myself. It is likely that the CPU and GPU needs new silicone on it. You have to wipe the old silicone off and spread new on it. I got it at Radio Shack, just make sure you have THERMO SILICONE and also a heat gun before you try to fix. Just go to YouTube and look up the following: YLOD fix. A guy walks you through the whole process. I did exactly what he said step by step and now my PS3 works. I wouldn't try this unless you are handy and your warranty has expired. If your warranty is still good send it to Sony. I hope this helps....
Posted on Feb 20, 2010
Unless your fan is making an abnormally loud noise it is not the bearings. The problem you are having is from a bad Heat Sync as well as the CPU and GPU needing to be re-seated. I have personally fixed this with my own PS3 as well as others. I run my own home based pc repair business in southern california. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Posted on May 16, 2009
Im having tha same problem rite now...it means tha barrings on ur fan r bad...u need a new internal fan..tha trick is finding where 2 get one..lemme kno if u find a place that can get em..thanx
Posted on Jun 30, 2008
Ahhh the dreaded red light, sorry buddy i would ent get stuff like that off ebay but if it came with a 1 800 number try to call that and ask them
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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