I have 40GB and this is a picture for my power supply: [​IMG] and the Wouldn’t be suprised if Gilksy has done one. What would Kratos do? ​. I’ve followed his tutorials & repaired 2 different 40GB PS3 systems:) That main Gilksy page has a link for every bit of info you need.

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Want to join in? Accepted Solution View Original. I did the reflow on my 60gb with a hot air gun, I didn’t have the thermal pads either PS3 Games are in the Holiday Sale. Be appreciative that the first model system lasted as long as it did.

So i will regularly open her up now to give it a proper clean. It played up a few times last week before i put my new HDD at the weekend by turning off and giving the signs that it was overheating, even tho it always run cool and never revved up I always had the thought of it lasting a little longer tho with it being the 40GB model prone to BD failures so i was half expecting that to be what it would fail.

How to disassembly Power Supply in PS3-40GB

Either way, you’re going to end up with a new PS3, so if you want your old saves back, It’d be worth checking out a reflow. We are all wishing her a speedy recovery: Beavis is da man Vote Stu for PM: It’s very likely that they’ll be able to fix it, unless your GPU is completely fried, or your HDD is corrupted, but the chances of that happening is thankfully rather slim.


Email me when someone replies. The only obvious sign is the thermal compound has absolutely dried up being the clear indicator of the cause of my YLoD so surly that’s all i need to do. Get it fixed by Sony, 40bg when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse.

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No point it starting threads saying ”new HDD broke my console” or ”I’m taking Sony to court” XD I’m still a loyal fan and plan on being back up this weekend: Buy a Heat Gun with adjustable temperature.

If your out of warranty take it apart one Sunday and give it some TLC i cannot hurt and was quite fun taking it apart seeing what was what: Don’t have an account? That is what I did, they wanted me to trade my system in and pay to switch it out for a slim, and I flat out refused. This is a split board – You can return to the Split List for other boards.

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I’m more upset then anything tho, looking 04gb her now next to me in several bits: Sorry for your loss. By ytevo79 Beta Tester Posts Problem Solved View Original Post. You must be signed in to add attachments. Got it working for 4 months before I got the ylod again. For more info or to change settings, click here. Anyhow my little chips looked instact and fine as well.

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Supersoldier Supersoldier 6 years ago 6 Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. Share Mark as accepted solution Report. I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, and restoring your data onto that. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Legal. Sign up for free! 04gb

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Looking for something else? Buy any type of thermal paste.

Don’t worry about it dwad: If you want tilksy long-term repair with a lifetime warranty then look into rsolpc. Total class, all the way. Sony Electronics Sony Mobile.

Sign in to add a comment. Two other good companies are endlesselectronics. Cool i guess the heating up part is a fail safe and as you can see i know absolutely nothing about this sort of thing. If you’re only familiar with Fahrenheit measurements then look for a heat gun that gets as hot as degrees Fahrenheit but can also be adjusted as low as degrees Fahrenheit. But in this case i was wrong: Should i shouldn’t i is the question?

They weren’t able to save my ps3, possibly because the first place i took it to messed it up beyond repair, but gophermods has got to be the company i’ve dealt with in years. When I repaired my 60gb my one did not have them little pads on as well.

40GB YLoD self fix queries.

yilksy I second the gophermods recommendation. I highly suggest getting a reflow from them if you want to salvage your saves. Also he says to make sure the thermal pads go back on but mine hasn’t got them so is this the difference between the 60GB he used and mine being newer?

Mr Einds Mr Einds 6 years ago 5 I second the gophermods recommendation.

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