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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How to disassembly Power Supply in PS3-40GB

Sony can take the slims and the super slims and shove them up their asses. I say any type of thermal paste because you only need a temorary fix, so top of the line or bottom of the barrel won’t make a damn bit of difference. Forgot your username or password? English Back to Top.

It played up a few times last week before i put my new HDD at the weekend by turning off and giving the signs that it was overheating, even tho it always run cool and never revved up I always had the thought of it lasting a little longer tho with it being the 40GB model prone to BD failures so i was half expecting that to be what it would fail.

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. To me i see that as maybe being unnecessary and could cause more damage. They fixed it, it cost me more than it would have to switch to a slim, but I got the better deal. Sign in to continue.

Beavis is da gllksy Vote Stu for Vilksy Log In Sign Up. The only obvious sign is the thermal compound has absolutely dried up being the clear indicator of the cause of my YLoD so surly that’s all i need to do.


But I did it anyhow and it worked fine. By ytevo79 Beta Tester Posts But in this case i was wrong: Should i shouldn’t i is the question? Also, this is the best time for you to get a new system with the lower priced bundles and a huge amount of space.

Keep me logged in on this device Forgot your username or password? I’m more upset then anything tho, looking at her now next to bilksy in several bits: They weren’t able to save my ps3, possibly because the first place i took it to messed it up beyond repair, but gophermods has got to be the company i’ve dealt with in years.

Don’t worry about it dwad: But as I said I giksy got on with it and fixed it. You must be signed in to add attachments.

PS3 freezing on system restore, need help. I second the gophermods recommendation. 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 off and then some of it would not move i had to use a soft brush being very gentle.

Two other good companies are endlesselectronics. Take that into consideration when deciding if you want to fix your system.

If you want a long-term repair with a lifetime warranty then look into rsolpc. Sorry for your troubles though and I hope you get a longer fix than I did. I will say one thing tho and I’m not saying this caused it but it certainly wouldn’t help things and that is the sheer amount of dust i found inside: Don’t have an account? So i have decided to repair it myself following Gilksy’s videos on you tube. I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, and restoring your data onto that.

Buy any type of thermal paste. Mr Einds Mr Einds 6 years ago 5 I second the gophermods recommendation. Email me when someone replies. When I repaired my 60gb my one did not have them little pads on as well. Share Mark as accepted solution Report.


Send message Add contact. But i can see and as far as i know all that needs doing is the thermal paste on the chips.

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Sign in to add a comment. I did the reflow on my 60gb with a hot air gun, I didn’t have the thermal pads either Gilksy instructs the use of C without gjlksy use of non-cleaning flux or C with the use of non-clean flux.

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: Anyhow my little chips looked instact and fine as well. For more info or to change settings, click here. 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 40yb.

We are all wishing her a speedy recovery: SauceyWombat SauceyWombat 6 years ago 4 Sorry for your loss.

So i will regularly open her up now to give it a proper clean. Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. Supersoldier Supersoldier 6 years ago 6 Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. Sorry for your loss. Be appreciative that the first model system lasted as long as it did. More topics from this board Terms of Use Privacy Policy Legal.

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