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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40GB YLoD self fix queries.

Don’t have an account? Sony can take the slims and the super slims and shove them up their asses. Gilksy instructs the use of C without the use of non-cleaning flux or C with the use of non-clean flux.

Are anymore PS3 games going to be released? Problem Solved View Original Post. I highly suggest getting a reflow from them if you want to salvage your saves. Worked like a charm, and I was able to transfer everything to a new Slim. It needs to be fellowed and new thermal paste. Want gilksu join in? This is a split board – You can return to the Gilkdy List for other boards. Keep me logged in on this device.

For more info or to change settings, click here. Sadly my 60gb only lasted a further two weeks so I gave up gulksy backed up all saves by this point and had it replaced under CP. More topics from this board What Hardrive should I buy for PS3? Also he says to make sure the thermal pads go back on but mine hasn’t got them so is this the difference between the 60GB he used and mine being newer?


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If you’re only familiar with Fahrenheit measurements then look for a heat gun that gets as hot as degrees Fahrenheit but can also be adjusted as low as degrees Fahrenheit. I second the gophermods recommendation. Send message Add contact. Sorry for your troubles though and I hope you get a longer fix than I did. Keep me logged in on this device Forgot your username or password?

It’s very likely that they’ll be able to fix it, unless your GPU is completely fried, or your HDD is corrupted, but the chances of that happening is thankfully rather slim.

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


How to disassembly Power Supply in PS3-40GB

Buy gilksh Heat Gun with adjustable temperature. Sorry for your loss. To me i see that as maybe being unnecessary and could cause more damage. I’m more upset then anything tho, looking at her now next to me in several bits: Just do the reflow big boy it should bring her back to life again, i have to say it made 400gb sad when I read your post the otherday.

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But in this case i was wrong: 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’ve always looked after it and cleaned it regularly, but once that dust is inside its not coming out unless you take it completely apart.

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: