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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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. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Legal.

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Keep me logged in on this device Forgot your username or password? I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, gilksg restoring your data onto that. Sony Electronics Sony Mobile. Two other good companies are endlesselectronics.

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So i have decided to repair it myself following Gilksy’s videos on you tube. Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. Buy a Heat Gun with adjustable temperature. Using a hoover on a vent doesn’t do one thing but clean whats off the vent itself!


For more info or to change settings, click here. Mr Einds Mr Einds 6 years ago 5 I second the gophermods recommendation. The fan was bad as well and using a paint brush on the inside of each blade was quite tough to clean off and then caused a cloud of dust in my room i had to vacate lol.

Also, this is the best time for you to get a new system with the lower priced bundles and a huge amount of space. SauceyWombat SauceyWombat 6 years ago 4 Sorry for your loss. When I repaired my 60gb my one did not have them little pads on as well. If you want a long-term repair with a lifetime warranty then look into rsolpc.

We are all wishing her a speedy recovery: Be appreciative that the first model system lasted as long as it did.

I second the gophermods recommendation. 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 hilksy as degrees Fahrenheit.

Gilksy instructs the use gilsky C without the use of non-cleaning flux or C with the use of non-clean flux. Keep me logged in on this device. PS3 freezing on system restore, need help.

English Back to Gilsy. But I did it anyhow and it worked fine. View our house rules for posts. Sorry for your troubles though and I hope you get a longer fix than I did. Anyhow my little chips looked instact and fine as well. Total class, all the way. Beavis is da man Vote Stu for PM: Sign in to add a comment.


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

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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. Supersoldier Supersoldier 6 years ago 6 Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer gilksg switching to a slim refuse.

Share Mark as accepted solution Report. Accepted Solution View Original. I did the reflow on my 60gb with a hot air gun, I didn’t have the thermal pads either