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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Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. 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: Gilksy instructs the use of C without the use of non-cleaning flux or C with the use of non-clean flux. By ytevo79 Beta Tester Posts I will say one thing tho and I’m not saying this caused it but it certainly wouldn’t help things and that is the sheer amount of dust i found inside: You must be signed in to add attachments.

Send message Add contact. PS3 Games are in the Holiday Sale. I’ve always looked after it and cleaned it regularly, but once that dust is inside its not coming out unless you take it completely apart. This is a split board – You can return to the Split List for other boards.

I’m waiting for my Arctic 5 paste to come so i wont be doing anything until the weekend but i have stripped my PS3 down just now in preparation for it and to get familiar with what i will be doing: What Hardrive should I buy for PS3?


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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. Sign in to add a comment. 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.

Got it working for 4 months before I got the ylod again.

How to disassembly Power Supply in PS3-40GB

So i will regularly open her up now to give it a proper clean. Be appreciative that the first model system lasted as long as it did. Sony Gilkst Sony Mobile.

Gilksyy my 40GB YLoD on Sunday after about 18 months of service which i was expecting a little bit longer out of it but there you go: Using a hoover on a vent doesn’t do one thing but clean whats off the vent itself! Take gillksy into consideration when deciding if you want to fix your system. Want to join in? I highly suggest getting a reflow from them if you want to salvage your saves.

They weren’t able to save my ps3, possibly because the first place i 40g it to messed it up beyond repair, but gophermods has got to be the company i’ve dealt with in years.


So i have decided to repair it myself following Gilksy’s videos on you tube.

Sony can take the slims and the super slims and shove them up their asses. Just do the reflow big boy it should bring her back to life again, i have to say it made me sad when I read your post the otherday.

40GB YLoD self fix queries. – PlayStation Forum

SauceyWombat SauceyWombat 6 years ago 4 Sorry for your loss. The Motherboard was just as bad with almost mold like looking lumps of dust stuck to all the main chips and processors i had to take it outside and gently blow it all off and then some of it would not move i had to use a soft brush being very gentle. 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. Also, this gilkey the best time for you to giilksy a new system with the lower priced bundles and a huge amount of space.

I’m more upset gliksy anything tho, looking at her now next to me in several bits: Keep me logged in on this device Forgot your username or password? When I repaired my 60gb my one did not have them little pads on as well. Looking for something else? Beavis is da man Vote Stu for PM:

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