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How You Can Repair Your PS3

Added: Sunday, August 14th 2011 at 8:34am by gilclemons12
 
 
 


Did your PS3 console refuse to boot? Did it show what is currently known as the yellow light of death? Are you looking for proven Sony Playstation 3 yellow light of death repair guides and solutions that could help you fix it permanently so it doesn’t happen again? Would you like some help on which repair options actually help and those which worsen the situation? Here are a few pointers.

1. Try the Dryer Method

What this basically entails is really simple. All you have to do is get a hair dryer, and aim it at the vents or board so that all melted solder -caused by the excessive heat generated by the console- will get back in place. You can see how this works here repair sony ps3, repair sony.This method is pretty easy and has been responsible for at least fixing the YLOD temporarily. The results accompanying this method have been mixed as some have recorded some success while others have claimed that it can actually worsen the situation.

2. Cool it Down with the Fan

After applying the hair dryer, direct the fan at the console or the vents so that it helps cool the board. This should take about twenty five minutes. After this, try booting the console. If it doesn’t work, then you should seriously consider getting expert help for it.

3. Call the PS3 Repair Experts

You could also send it the ps3 repair experts. There are quite a few of them in each and every state. If you have one in your immediate environment, lucky you. If not, you would have to mail or ship the console to them. The cost of shipping and diagnosing fees often runs into at least $80.

4. Let Sony take a Look

If you have warranty covering it, you can let Sony have a look. This will often come for free. But if your warranty has expired, sending it to Sony will cost an extra $150 in diagnosis and probably some extra fees if they have to replace some parts.

5. You Can Do It Yourself

Don’t let this option scare you. With the right information and tools, you will be home and dry in little or no time. It doesn’t matter if you are a techie or a newbie, the DIY guides are step-by-step guides with proven results that will teach you all that you need to know and do; be you a techie or a total flop at technology.

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