PS3 YLoD Motherboard Repair Guide, With Gilksy Videos. As our consoles are forced to do more and more each generation, we are seeing a decrease in their. PS3 YLoD Motherboard Repair Guide, With Gilksy Videos. STEP Now using a vacuum cleaner or compressed air blower get rid of all dust build up in the. 15 Feb Update June 19, The YLOD has struck again! During You should be able to follow along with Gilsky’s YouTube video and fix your own.
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Personal tools Log in. When I tried to turn it on, it would beep and flash a bunch of red lights at me before powering back off. During the first month after its resurrection, Retro City Rampage, Quantum Conundrum, and played enough Just Cause 2 to get the last few, monotonous trophies. All credit for this repair goes to gilksy for his excellent work and development of this repair technique.
Now its time to apply new heat sink compound [ video ] to the 2 processors, when doing this its always best to follow the manufacturers instructions but I believe the process is the same with all types please check instructions that come with pastebefore continuing STEP It’s fairly easy and you can find tutorials for it from this site or youtube and I don’t cover it here.
My memory tells me that dielectric grease performed within a few degrees Celsius of the best performer. Based off of our results we have mainly used this repair to be able to go in and recover data and deactivate systems. I’m sorry because I don’t have any photos of washers assembled since I don’t have any unit under repair right now and I have lost my old photos regarding my repair method Visit the New Forum.
Repairing a PlayStation 3 with the Yellow Light of Death (YLOD) – Blog
Now remove the wide ribbon from connector lift tab unscrew the four screws on ylos Bluetooth board and remove. This repair for YLOD was come up with by “gilksy”. I did it myself. As our consoles are forced to do more and more each generation, we are seeing a decrease in their expected life expectancy. Now for the tricky bit!
Yylod a small flat blade screw driver or slotted torx bit, unscrew cover plate screw.
Disclaimer SEMPER T HREE in no way guarantees that your system will be repaired using this process and requires users of this guide to read and accept our disclaimer that is provided on our main repair page. You can’t screw them too tight because of type of the screws. Now for the tricky bit!
Since problem is very similar to xbox’s RROD the fix fundamental is similar: This problem is identified when you turn the console on and you first see the led on the front of ylox console turn green, then it briefly changes to yellow and finally changes to blinking red. Remove ribbon cable by carefully lifting black part of connector locking tab. Taking note where heat sink rubbers are positioned. Turn heat gun on and set temperature to deg and the fan speed to low to high and it will move the surface mount bits.
Send ylor system to Sony for repairs! Search Icon Search for: Recovery Menu DualShock 3. Slide cover plate towards the left until it stops hlod lift off. Hinge case towards you until disengaged and then tilt towards the gulksy. Heat sink rubber pads still on in this picture remove before reflowing also hold ribbons out of way while reflowing. Please follow this link to gilksy’s youtube channel and you will find a link there to donate directly to gilksy for his excellent work and continued research into the PS3.
Remove 5 screws and the earth wire screw on psu, and unplug connector plug. Using a small flat blade screw driver or slotted torx bit, unscrew cover plate screw. Flat blade screw driver or slotted torx bit.
YLOD Repair Guide
See below STEP 3. Because of washers thickness it adds some pressure and because washers size it produces pressure from larger area.
Now remove the wide ribbon from connector lift tab unscrew the four screws on the Bluetooth board and remove. Use syringe supplied and dispense a small worm of compound from top to bottom on the left hand side of processor chip, now using credit card supplied spread compound evenly and thinly over processor face to much is bad and not enough is also bad the ideal amount is when you can almost see through the paste.
Search Icon Search for: Allow gun to get yloc to temperature before continuing!!!! Isopropyl Alcohol for thermal paste cleanup.
Now its time to apply new heat sink compound [ video ] to the 2 processors, when doing this its ylox best to follow the manufacturers instructions but I believe the process is the same with all types please check instructions that come with pastebefore continuing.
Place the ps3 mother board on a flat heat resistive surface kitchen work top or melamine shelf will be fine.
Repairing a PlayStation 3 with the Yellow Light of Death (YLOD)
Dremel or something similar is good for cutting. Remove ribbon cable by carefully lifting black part of connector locking tab. A yellow light that signifies a significant hardware failure, replacing the normal green power indicator on the ps3. Typical example of dust build up.