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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English Back to Top. Got it working for 4 40yb before I got the ylod again. 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. Terms of Use Privacy Policy Legal. Buy any type of thermal paste. Gilksy instructs the use of C without the 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 gllksy taking Sony to court” XD I’m still a loyal fan and plan on being back up this weekend: Send message Add contact. Share Mark as accepted solution Report.

I’ve always looked after it and cleaned it regularly, but once that dust is inside its not coming out unless you 40hb it completely apart. Cool i guess the heating up part is a fail safe and as you can see i know absolutely nothing about this sort of thing.

Anyhow my little chips looked instact and fine as well. If you’re only familiar with Fahrenheit measurements then look for a heat gilksj that gets as hot as degrees Fahrenheit but can also be adjusted as low as degrees Fahrenheit.

I will say one thing tho and I’m not saying this caused it but 40bg certainly wouldn’t help things and that is the sheer amount of dust i found inside: Problem Solved View Original Post. So i will regularly open her up now to give it a proper clean. Email me when someone replies.

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Sony Electronics Sony Mobile. Sign up for free! I’m more upset then anything tho, looking at her now next to me in several bits: 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 lol.

Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse. We are all wishing her a speedy recovery: Should i shouldn’t i is the question? Two other good companies are endlesselectronics. More topics from this board Don’t have an account? So my 40GB YLoD on Sunday after about 18 months of service which i was expecting a little bit longer out of it but there you go: I highly suggest getting a reflow from them if you want to salvage your saves.

I’d suggest upgrading to a newer model PS3 while you’re at it, and restoring your data onto that. 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 glksy a damn bit of difference.

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Also, this is the best time for you to get a new system with the lower priced bundles gilkst a huge amount of space. Don’t worry about it dwad: First get familiar with Gilksy’s youtube videos here: For more info or to change settings, click here.

PS3 Games are in the Holiday Sale. Supersoldier Supersoldier 6 years ago 6 Get it fixed by Sony, and when they try to offer you switching to a slim refuse.

How to disassembly Power Supply in PS3-40GB

I’m waiting for my Arctic 5 paste to come so i wont be doing anything until the weekend but i have stripped my PS3 down just now in preparation for it and to get familiar with what i will be doing: By ytevo79 Beta Tester Posts Sony can take the slims and the super slims and shove them up their asses. That is what I did, they wanted me to trade my system in and pay to switch it out for a slim, and I flat out refused.

Take that into consideration when deciding if you want to fix your system. Either way, you’re going to end up with a new PS3, so if you want your old saves back, It’d be worth checking out a reflow. Beavis is da man Vote Stu for PM: But in this case i was wrong: SauceyWombat SauceyWombat 6 years ago 4 Sorry for your loss. Sadly my 60gb only lasted a further two weeks so I gave up had backed up all saves by this point and had it replaced under CP.

Mr Einds Mr Einds 6 years ago 5 I second the gophermods recommendation. If your out of warranty take it apart one Sunday and give it some TLC i cannot hurt and was quite fun taking it apart seeing what was what: To me i see that as maybe being unnecessary and could cause more damage. View our house rules for posts.