PlayStation 3 Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix Kit

 
 
 
 
 

PlayStation 3 Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix Kit

$39.95

$39.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Get your dead PS3 gaming again.

  • All the bits and pieces to fix a Yellow Light'd PS3 (Not PS3 Slims).
  • Designed by our Teardown Techs.
  • Not a guaranteed fix for a Yellow Light PS3, yet this is the best solution short of a full replacement.
  • International option available for non-US customers—we can't ship heat guns out of the country.
  • No Tools option includes enough replacement thermal pads and compound for five YLOD repairs.

Kit Contents:

 

Install Video

 

Compatibility

PlayStation 3
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Repair Stories

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Nick Powell's Story Photo #916928

My Problem

Howdy all,

So I have had my PS3 for about 10 years. I didn't really use it often; but when I did, it could have been for many hours a day on a stretch for a couple weeks. Recently, it got most of its use for Netflix under the aforementioned schedule. Sometimes I would find that it (irritatingly) . . .

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deejaysoul's Story Photo #905162

My Problem

My PS3 stopped working in the middle of playing a game.

My Fix

The repair went well. It took longer than listed, since the time listed is only for the tear down. It took me about 3-4 times longer, because I wanted to take my time to get it right.

My Advice

I suggest taking your time taking it apart, since it is easy t . . .

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My Problem

Ps3 60gb original yellow light of death.

My Fix

It was long 5 hours because I went slow to lessen failure rate. If did it again it may take only 1-2 hours. It did fix it. It was great to get all the dust out everywhere, as well. Works great now.

My Advice

Have a couple of cans of compressed air to clean all the dust. . . .

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My Problem

Would not turn on. Paid someone $80 to fix it last time and they said that it was a thermal issue.

My Fix

Went well. Step-by-step instructions were an amazing asset! Unfortunately, the guy I took it to neglected to put about 8 screws back when reassembling it, so I got a little lost a couple times. Had . . .

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My Problem

My 60G PS3 was dead for the last 3 years due to the YLOD

My Fix

I followed the step by step instructions provided by ifixit and it all went well. The system turned on at first but then went in to the overheating fans going crazy stage. I turned it off and researched what it could possible be. I placed 1 pen . . .

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My Problem

I got the YLOD on my Fatty PS3. I've had it since launch, and I use to to watch Vue. I figured the easiest way to get back Vue was to repair the PS3.

My Fix

It was kind of intimidating to tear apart my baby, but the guide leaves NOTHING out. It is seriously the most comprehensive guide I have followed.

My Advice

I use . . .

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