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Hi there selina holt
What you have described is the cause of hardware failure internally due to over heating.

There 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 LIGHT ERROR.

so 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.



Click here to see the video on the Ultimate PS3 repair guide



I hope I have helped you and please can you rate my post (good or bad) as I have several pages of unrated posts.
Many thanks

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I experienced the same issume before. This is called Yellow Light of Death or (YLOD)
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If we go by Sony's definition then having PS3 YLOD means "general hardware failure". So it means that a fault could have occurred anywhere in your Console. Don't be afraid though, since most of the times PS3 YLOD is due to motherboard getting detached.
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Alternatively you can try to repair ps3 YLOD yourself. There are a couple of things you can try to fix YLOD - check for any loose connections since some connections might be loose, you can also try switching it off for around 30 mins and switch it on again. This will help in cooling your PS3 down.

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One of the greatest thing about doing it yourself is that you don't have to pay hefty charges to the big companies. Also, you don't have to wait for weeks, you'll completely fix ps3 ylod in no more than a few hours. Many people have already successfully fixed yellow light of death and I don't see a reason why you won't be able to do it. If my PS3 has yellow light of death then I won't pay Sony to repair my PS3. I'd rather fix PS3 lights myself.

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Ok so I have written this tip from my experience of repairing playstation 3 consoles for the past 3 years.

I can tell you the best aid I ever had was a PLAYSTATION 3 EXPERT REPAIR GUIDE I believe in them so much I have even spent quite a bit of money to build a website dedicated to them.

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WHAT IS A PS3 REPAIR GUIDE?

Well to put it in the most simplest terms, the ps3 repair guide is an ebook written by expert ps3 repair men, The good thing is its written in such a way that the absolute beginner can do a successful fix. The guide has step by step instructions that are easy to follow and will have detailed pictures.

Also when you purchase the guide you get free instant access to a members website where you will find Video guides on all fixes and a dedicated 24/7 support team that will help with any repair you are doing.


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What I will do now is list what I feel to be the Top 3 ps3 repair guides online today

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I'm not sure exactly how to fix it myself, but hopefully this will help you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_Ic1_TY-GU

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The problem is known as a YLOD on the PS3 or Yellow Light of Death. Your PS3 is most probably a 60gb model as they are mostly known for this issue. The PS3 is fitted with a very good cooling system. Unfortunately some of the 60gb models still overheats (either the GPU or CPU). This causes the YLOD and is very similar to the XBox' s Red Ring of Death.

The best is to return the PS3 if still under guarantee. You can attempt to repair it yourself at own risk. There are no statistics on how long the fix lasts. Most of the YLOD consoles I repaired myself are still holding out and it seems the fix is more permanent than the Xbox 360 fix. Here is a link to the guide that must be followed and it works (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4_Ic1_TY-GU) The other parts in the series you will find on the same page. There are 7 parts

After the fix a couple of things can be done to prevent future overheating:
Do not keep the PS3 in a confined space.
Keep it away from dust.
To enhance airflow, remove the cover over the HDD when switching it on.
Switch it off when not playing.

I hope this helps you.

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