How To: Repair the Yellow (Or Red) Light of Death on Your PS3

Repair the Yellow (Or Red) Light of Death on Your PS3

Blinking red (or yellow) light of death got your gaming on hold? Feeling particularly DIY? Save your games (and your money) by watching this video to learn how to repair a blinking red or yellow light of death. This in-depth tutorial will tell you which tools you need and demonstrate how to disassemble, repair, and reassemble your PlayStation 3 so it's like new again. It's alive! IT'S ALIVE!!!

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Ahm, I would just like to highlight 3 key notes about fixing Xbox 360.

#1 tip to avoid Xbox red ring of death is to prevent Xbox overheating.
#2 never try to re-solder Xbox your own unless you are knowledgeable at it or you have a repair guide with you.
#3 Don't wrap the damaged Xbox 360 console with a bath towel, it will not do good to your Xbox.

Source: http://www.e74online.com/ just sharing to also contribute helpful information to Xbox lovers like me.

I followed the instructions to the letter - and my ps3 is back up and running again! Thank you Gilsky!!!

Video 3 is missing!!

I just did exactly as the video said. I no longer have the ylod, but there is no hard drive activity, and there is no video. What else could be the issue?

My light on my ps3 blinks just fine for a while then freezes along with my game and it doesn't save .how come my light freezes and how can i prevent it?

I followed this video to the t after turned on the PlayStation it worked fine turned it back off to put it back in the bedroom turned it back on again and hey ho red light of death again any suggestions plz thanks

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