Question about Sony Playstation 3 (PS3) Console
My friend had that error code 8002F1F9 before and he sent his PS3 to www.videogame911.com. I have also sent all my systems there and they are returned in better then new condition. Good Luck!!
Posted on Apr 05, 2011
I also had error 8002f1f9 and YLOD at 65% during update. I fixed it like this. Stripped down Ps3 (fat) and disconnected and reconnected all leads vacuumed off all the dust. Removed hard drive and refitted it. Put it all back together and the update got to 65% and then zoomed straight to 100%. PS3 now working fine. I guess that disconnecting everything must hard reset something, anyway it worked for me. Hope this works for you too.
Posted on May 08, 2011
I had the YLOD issue on my PS3 slim. Tried to get it repair at gameslop and they did more damage than repair i was without my PS3 for about 6 months. A friend of mine recommended VideoGame911.com, and not only did they repair my system they were able to save all my data and shipped it back to me for free. Very fast service, they charged me $50 and everything was done over email which i most prefer!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
8002F1F9 is a serious error, which is caused by one of two things:
Posted on Mar 25, 2010
You will need an extra 2.5" HDD. use a laptop HDD.
So we all know with this error, it won't allow you to enter in the recovery menu because it would try to re-install the bad 2.8 update firmware again and again once it turned on.
1. So what I did was I swapped the laptop HDD into the PS3, it won't be able to read the HDD but it will allow you to enter the recovery menu now.
(for those who do not know how to get into the recovery menu, here is the instruction http://boardsus.playstation.com/playstation/board/message?message
2. Once I'm in the recovery menu, I took out the laptop HDD and put back in the PS3 HDD.
3. I also downloaded the 3.01 firmware from the PS website and uploaded into my USB drive and put that in the PS3 slot.
4. At this point, you want to select "system update" and update to the 3.01 version.
For some reason, the first time doing this the system froze at 67% with a new error (but i didn't write down the code). So I had repeat step 1 and 2, but this time when I put back in the PS3 HDD I chose "restore file system" without having to do the system update again. Then it gave me another error at around 65% that said the disk is corrupted and tell me to press OK to format the disk. After it formatted, it automatically install the 3.01 version and the system is fixed.
Posted on May 07, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
finger on the on/off sensor leave it their until you console turns off then
take you finger off the sensor.
Place your finger back on the on/off sensor
leave it their until you hear 2 consecutive beeps then take your finger off.
Once the safe mode screen comes on select the
option PS3 SYSTEM RESTORE.
NOTE: A PS3 system restore will delete all
data except the OS. I recommend backing
up your console onto a USB flash drive if possible.
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