The yellow light of death (YLoD) the indicates general breakdowns and also issues on the PS3 Fat is infamous. Any type of issues v the PS3 are presented with this yellow light being lit when turning on the console, complied with by a flashing red irradiate that reflects the PS3 won"t restart.

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This difficulty is usually caused by the PS3 overheating internally and melting the solder.This guide offers the solution to the YLOD. This solution is nowhere close to perfect, but is one of the finest repairs available!
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Before proceeding to change the YLOD (Yellow light of Death) on her PS3 Fat, we recommend you to rotate it off and also unplug the from any resource of electricity.


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Using a nylon spudger, delicately lever up the latch that secures the cable for the memory card leader in that is connector.


Now remove the cable indigenous its connector. To perform this, delicately traction the cable. No resistance need to be felt.


Don"t try to fully remove the Blu-Ray reader from your PS3 as it"s still linked to the playstations 3 by a cable.


As shown in the photos, use the nylon spudger to unclip the 2 plastic brackets. These brackets certain the front panel to the internal frame of her PS3.


INFORMATION: The radiator can stay stuck down because of thermal paste. Perform not hesitate to lever it up with a spudger to remove it.


INFORMATION: The WiFi/Bluetooth plank is still linked by the connector cable, don"t shot to fully remove it in this step.


You have the right to then lift the protective steel sheet from the motherboard to a 90° angle in stimulate to release it native the base securing it.


Put a few drops that the ArctiClean 1 equipment on the radiator/heat sink whereby it to be in contact with the processor.


Heat the chips for 20-30 secs each through a heat gun on low power, or a hair dryer for roughly 1 minute.

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Using the plastic map (provided in our YLOD kit), delicately spread the heat paste across the processor.


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