PlayStation 3 Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix Kit

PlayStation 3 Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) Fix Kit

$49.95

$49.95

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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.

Fix Kit Contents:

Install Video

Compatibility

PlayStation 3
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Repair Stories

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David Navarrete's Story Photo #1065828

My Problem

It had the dreaded yellow light of death.

My Fix

The repair went fine. I followed the guide but was also following the video for more visual confirmation.

My Advice

Be careful lifting things because it could be attached with a ribbon. The provided thermal pads were hard to install due to the paper part being hard to . . .

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My Problem

My PlayStation decided to stop working about a year ago. I finally decided to try and repair it. I tried the hair dryer and box method to no avail. I fixit was selling a repair kit that included tools that I could keep such as the heat gun and driver kit so I figured why not.

My Fix

The repair went smoothly . . .

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My Problem

I fixed my PS3 because it got the yellow light of death. My PS3 is the rare version that could play earlier Playstation system games and I was concerned that if i sent it somewhere to be repaired I would not receive the same unit back.

My Fix

The repair was easy to do with the kit that I bought from ifixit . . .

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My Problem

Fixed the YLOD because I still had PS3 games to play.

My Fix

Repair went great! Easy. Unfortunately, the repair lasted three days.

My Advice

Careful if a disc is in when the YLOD happens. I had to open the disk drive to get the disc out.

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My Problem

I've been wanting to repair broken electronics for a while now. I have always loves tearing them down and figuring out how they work. My ps3 had been sitting in a box for two years after the YLOD showed up and i figured it couldn't hurt to at least give the repair a shot.

My Fix

It was time consuming but fu . . .

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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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My Problem

Yellow light of death

My Fix

It went good but now it's flashing red light some body please help don't know what I did wrong

My Advice

Go slow take your time

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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

My PS3 has been dead for 3 years.

My Fix

This kit brought it back from the dead!

My Advice

Be patient.

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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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