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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Should i shouldn’t i is the question? By ytevo79 Beta Tester Posts 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.

We are all wishing her a speedy recovery: Sadly my 60gb only lasted a further two weeks so I gave up had backed up all saves by this point and had it replaced under CP. If you’re only familiar 40ggb 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.

I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, and restoring your data onto that. Cool i guess the heating up part is a fail safe gliksy as you can see i know absolutely nothing about this sort of thing.

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 gilosy that happening is thankfully rather slim. Anyhow my little chips looked instact and fine as well.

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Problem Solved View Original Post. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Legal. More topics from this board 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. One thing i cant understand is the heating of the board and those 4 little chips next to the 2 larger ones as they gilks fine and are well soldered on still.


Forgot your username or password? Sorry for your loss. Email me when someone replies. Are anymore PS3 games going to be released? Sony can take the slims and the super ggilksy and shove them up their asses. 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: So i will regularly open her up now to give it a proper clean.

I’m more upset then anything tho, looking at her now next to me in several bits: English Back gilkdy Top. That said, reflows are only a temporary fix. I did the reflow on my 60gb with a hot air gun, I didn’t have the thermal pads either 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. What Hardrive should I buy for PS3?

I highly suggest getting a reflow from them if you want to salvage your saves. Sign in to continue. Sign up for free! Share Mark as accepted solution Report.

Got it working for 4 months before I got the ylod again. But i can see and as far giljsy i know all that needs doing is the thermal paste on the chips. Don’t have an account? So 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: First get familiar with Gilksy’s youtube videos here: Using a hoover on gilmsy vent doesn’t do one thing but clean whats off the vent itself!


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If you want a long-term repair with a lifetime warranty then look into rsolpc. 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 ggilksy and then some of it would not move i had to use a soft brush being very gentle.

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

To me i see that as maybe being unnecessary and could cause more damage. Buy a Heat 400gb with adjustable temperature. Keep me logged in on this device. PS3 freezing on system restore, need help.

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: I second the gophermods recommendation. Accepted Solution View Original.

Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. But I did it anyhow and it worked fine. When I repaired my 60gb my one did not have them little pads on as well. Also, this is the best time for you to get a new system with the lower priced bundles and a huge amount of space.

Don’t worry about it dwad: