Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
Ok first the heating up. You may find that the reflow did not quite get hot enough to melt the solder back onto the ball grid arrays enough. You could try another reflow and see if this works however every time you do a reflow you risk permanently damaging the CPU/GPU. The other thing you could try is bending the heat sink clamps a little to apply more pressure on the CPU/GPU but again this could cause more damage.
Secondly the display. If this reset sequence does not work then you have probably damaged the GPU in the reflow process :-
Step 1. Turn the PS3 off into standby (red light on)
Step 2. Press and hold the power button. It will beep as soon as you press it and then about 5 seconds later it will beep again. Let go of the power button when you hear this second beep.
Step 3. Wait for your PS3 to start.
This solution basically resets the video output back to standard definition.
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Feb 08, 2014 | Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
there selina holt
What you have described is the cause of hardware failure internally due to over heating.
are 2 chips inside the PS3 one is the GPU (graphics processor unit)
and the other is a CPU (brain) They are both soldered on to the
motherboard. as these chips give off a lot of heat it can crack the
solder causing he chips to lose connection with the motherboard. This
can cause all sorts of problems like the YLOD, THE 3 BEEPS, THE RED
this is my advice.
1. if your in warranty you should really call sony as they can repair or even replace the PS3 and this is for free.
2. If your out of warranty or don't have the $150 repair costs then I would use a PS3 repair guide ( like I did to fix the YLOD). Its easier than it sounds and can be done at home.
here to see the video on the Ultimate PS3 repair guide
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