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Can some one send me a pm what a YLOD is? Is it some form of a repair kit? Is this a cheap way to fix a PS3? My friend got some yellow light of death apparently a few months back and doesn't wanna pay to much to fix it... It'd be pretty killer if a YLOD kit is a cheap easy way to do it... but I need an explanation as to what this is if you don't mind, pm me, as I may forget to check back in this thread for a reply
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YLOD

Yellow
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There's a few things I do not understand or just wanted to add.

1. you couldn't justify yourself buying a PS3 yet you bought 3 broken ones and a heatgun? Wouldn't it have been cheaper and easier to just buy a new SLIM?

2. I have read many temporarily fixes using heatguns but never ever have read about one that lasted. They have months, but REALLY lasted. I know there is companies that reflow and reball them and put new TIM on it, but they're over here about 120 euros and a refurb from Sony costs 150. And a new one is 260 euros.

3. I'm really interested in fan and PSU mods. I still have a YLOD in the closet (whilst I play my SLIM 320 GB almost daily).

If your work would really help then I applaud you. My old PS3 has been temp fixed 2 times now. Both lasting 3 months.
 
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OP left thread cause he wasted money and could not fix any of them? (i hope not)
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