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Turn on works then shuts down and goes to yellow

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Yes this is the YLOD as the guy said above it will cost you $150 to fix it from the factory or you can fix it from home with a good repair guide.

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Its called the "Yellow Light of Death." The light turns green, then yellow, then just flashes red. It is from the solder joints on the motherboard, losing contact w/ the CPU and GPU. You can send it back to Sony for a $150 repair. Or, you can do a search on for a tutorial on how to do the repair yourself. Good Luck.

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