on 23-05-2012 10:42 PM
my ps3 has recently suffered from YLOD and has been fixed by a friend - it was fine for a week but now when i turn the system on straight away the fan builds to max speed quickly and then there is an error message that the system is overheating and then turns off a few seconds later and the system is cool - the message has been coming on for the last 5 days or so and the time between the error message and turning itself off has become less and less till now a few seconds.
I have read messages in the forums about using certain thermal paste and to clean the ps3 but i trust my friend used good paste and has cleaned it perfectly but this problem does seem to have occured after it was fixed.
on 24-05-2012 08:48 AM
on 24-05-2012 12:30 PM
Getting a little sick and tired of having to fix my ps3 - putting me off ever buying from sony again to be fair - seems like their console systems last just long enough to cover warranty then die - not good enough
on 24-05-2012 12:55 PM
on 24-05-2012 01:49 PM
No, he didnt use the hairdryer trick he used thermal paste etc. is there anyway of replacing the thermal sensor as i cant afford a new console?
on 24-05-2012 02:23 PM
on 24-05-2012 03:00 PM
Thankyou for your reply - really disappointing to hear that tho - and has seriously put me off getting another ps3 or any sony product to be honest
on 15-06-2012 05:46 PM
My ps3 overheats and it isent hot i used hair dryer trick it still happens im 12 years old so i dont know how ot take it apart and i tryed taking it apart but i was scared it is going to break please help!!
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