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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There are some reasons to explain about shutting off of your PS3 console. But don't waste money to find someone to fix it yet! It may be a minor issue that you can be fixed by yourself.
Remember, you are not the only one to suffer this problem! Because I had help so many people to fix the same problem now. You are so lucky to be there. I share a guide for you - It make me like a pro to help my friends and many people. It is too expensive to send back to Sony repair if your machine is out of warranty!
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PS3 Ultimate Repair Guide
Posted on Jul 16, 2010
SOURCE: ps3 ylod
Oh.. no... you must fix your PS3 using correct methods instead of doing in the wrong ways. Do you know, send back to game shop is too expensive and waste your time. Learn the correct repair skills and fix it by yourself is the ultimate method. Here is the repair guide for you to learn :
DIY PS3 Repair Guide
You can repair many other red and yellow light related issues by using this tutorials. After you purchased the product, you will be guided to the step-by-step videos and ebooks for you to work with.
Posted on Jul 23, 2010
SOURCE: my ps3 60g plays all
Dude I have this same problem!! Ever since the first time I loaded Madden 11 content, I've had nothing but problems. I thought I fried my console because nothing would load up, kept getting frozen. Only after I ripped out all saved Madden content was I able to play any of my games. WTF!! 60 bucks for what??
Posted on Sep 10, 2010
SOURCE: i reflowed my motherboard but
Hi there. I use flux every time I do a reflow. The reason for this is that it helps the molten solder flow much better and stops oxidation of the solder which can cause bad solder joints. The whole point of a reflow is to "mend" the hairline cracks that have appeared in the solder under the GPU and the CPU. Without flux this is harder to do. As to where you put the flux, you need to actually put around 4-5 drops on one side of the GPU and CPU and then tilt the motherboard so it runs underneath the chips. Do that for each side. Do not worry if the flux goes on other components, if you use "no clean" flux this is fine and will not do any damage. You basically need to make sure that the GPU and CPU are thoroughly "wet" underneath them where they are soldered onto the motherboard.
If a second reflow does not work or the fan speed increases to maximum after only being on for a short time then it is highly likely that the GPU or CPU have actually been permanently damaged from either the reflow or the original overheating. Only a replacement is going to fix this.
Also make sure you hold the air gun about an inch away from the chips for around 20 seconds. If you have a heat gun you can set to around 300 degrees celsius, all the better. If your heat gun is one that does not have adjustable heat settings, be very careful how long you heat the GPU and CPU up for. More heat means less time heating the chips
Hope this helps
Posted on Feb 12, 2011
SOURCE: I RECENTLY DID A REFLOW
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This may be normal and may also suggest danger. I don't know the atmosphere where you are running your PS3, if this hot and congested, try to put it in a cool corner or an airy place just to check, that the response is same or the fan is normal. If that remains the same, then there is a 100% chance that your GPU is heating up. Your issue is probably the thermal paste on your CPU & GPU has dried up and needs to be replaced. I would advise you stop using your PS3 until you have this done or you risk getting the YLOD.
And never put some fan or vacuum cleaner like thingy near, the exhaust mechanism is out-wards in PS3 and throwing air in, creates hurdle for the default fan.
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Posted on Mar 27, 2011
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