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AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:15 AM Reply

I was playing call of duty 4 like usual then all of the sudden the ps3 looses power, and now i cant turn it on. It blinks for a few seconds then the yellow light comes on....does anybody know how to fix? HELP


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:16 AM Reply

send it to sony (only option) or buy another

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:18 AM Reply

Fix it yourself.

You can if you believe that you can.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:24 AM Reply

Use the towel trick

buy a 360, you wont get things like that with those consoles

Send it to sony and you'll have a brand spanking new one in such a short time as 3-4 weeks, included a free month voucher to your already free online service

Add pennys to the thingamabob thats on that youtube shizzle

Keep it horizontally and properly ventalated

... thats all i can really think of

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:28 AM Reply

Maybe it just overheated? Unplug it completely from the socket, let it cool down, and then try again later. If that doesn't work, I don't know what to tell you man.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:29 AM Reply

also does anybody know what causes it?


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:30 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:29 AM, xWilson wrote: also does anybody know what causes it?

Microsoft

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:44 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:30 AM, narf109 wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:29 AM, xWilson wrote: also does anybody know what causes it?
Microsoft

I fucking lol'd.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:01 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:44 AM, RiuTenshin wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:30 AM, narf109 wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:29 AM, xWilson wrote: also does anybody know what causes it?
Microsoft
I fucking lol'd.

Me too.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:17 AM Reply

Your not supposed to keep a PS3 vertical unless you have the official cooling stand (it's like 12 dollars in Australia really cheap and works great) but if you don't have the stand get used to yellow lights.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:40 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 05:17 AM, AudioGmez wrote: Your not supposed to keep a PS3 vertical unless you have the official cooling stand (it's like 12 dollars in Australia really cheap and works great) but if you don't have the stand get used to yellow lights.

Well I keep my PS3 vertical without the stand, my room gets really hot, and it's on almost all day, until I go to bed. Me and my little brother take turns using it so there is no point in shutting it off. It has never gotten that yellow light thing though it has frozen a few times, but maybe it' cause of how many windows I open on the browser. You must have been one of those really unlucky people that got a faulty system. Send it to Sony, they should either fix her right up, or send you a new one. Just contact costumer support and they will help you out.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:57 AM Reply

buy a 360, you wont get things like that with those consoles

yes especially not like RROD


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 11:13 AM Reply

Is yours by any chance a 60gig. people have said those have been dropping out of the sky recently, as if they have a self destruct switch. anyway, call sony and get 150 bucks ready, or warrenty if you have it.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 12:50 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 11:13 AM, ragingfred wrote: Is yours by any chance a 60gig. people have said those have been dropping out of the sky recently, as if they have a self destruct switch. anyway, call sony and get 150 bucks ready, or warrenty if you have it.

No i have an 80gig, and im out of warranty...they should fix them for free


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 12:50 PM, xWilson wrote:
At 7/12/09 11:13 AM, ragingfred wrote: Is yours by any chance a 60gig. people have said those have been dropping out of the sky recently, as if they have a self destruct switch. anyway, call sony and get 150 bucks ready, or warrenty if you have it.
No i have an 80gig, and im out of warranty...they should fix them for free

if your out of warranty they won't do anything for free. the only way to get free repairs is if a firmware update caused it to die and you can prove it's not your fault.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:38 PM Reply

There are vids on youtube on how to fix it..


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:45 PM Reply

Should've gotten a 360.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 03:51 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:45 PM, Lagamuffin wrote: Should've gotten a 360.
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yup because 360 never gets hardware failures..I have 20 friends with xbox360 and none of them get rrod..I have 20 friends with ps3 and 19 of tthem has ps3 ylod..


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 04:13 PM Reply

If the 360 has the RROD, PS3 has the YLOD, PC's have the BSOD, what do Wii's have?


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 04:17 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:51 PM, ratchetrockon wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:45 PM, Lagamuffin wrote: Should've gotten a 360.
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yup because 360 never gets hardware failures..I have 20 friends with xbox360 and none of them get rrod..I have 20 friends with ps3 and 19 of tthem has ps3 ylod..

Xbox's are notorious for system failures unlike ps3s.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 04:38 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 04:17 PM, Jerich0 wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:51 PM, ratchetrockon wrote:
At 7/12/09 03:45 PM, Lagamuffin wrote: Should've gotten a 360.
PS3Fail
yup because 360 never gets hardware failures..I have 20 friends with xbox360 and none of them get rrod..I have 20 friends with ps3 and 19 of tthem has ps3 ylod..
Xbox's are notorious for system failures unlike ps3s.

Yeah,ps3s are notorious for overall failires unlike xboxs.
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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:50 PM Reply

If you wouldn't mine arguing on my thread about 360's and ps3's bad things i would REALLY APPRECIATE it because i don't feel like paying 140 dollars to get it repaired.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:52 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:38 PM, ratchetrockon wrote: There are vids on youtube on how to fix it..

Yes i know but why don't you try following the steps. You have to get into your ps3 and do all of this stuff. The video i watched said it lasted the guy about 2 months until it happened again... so no.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 05:56 PM Reply

At 7/12/09 04:17 PM, Jerich0 wrote: Xbox's are notorious for system failures unlike ps3s.

The only reason Xbox's are notorious for it is beacuase they had time for the infamy to build up before the PS3 even released. The consoles fail just as mcuh as each other, and Xbox's have even been improved to the point where they fail not nearly as much anymore. It's just that because the Xbox had more time to become "notorious", tha's all people think of now.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 06:02 PM Reply

Ugh, why are you guys arguing? Either way, Ps3's and X-box 360's are both good consoles that -as usual- will have faults, but arguing and being immature about it is just silly. It's a games console, not a football team.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 12th, 2009 @ 07:16 PM Reply

PS3 is gonna die like the dreamcast.

Only because nobody buys it.

On topic.At least microsoft will repair for free unlike sony.


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 13th, 2009 @ 12:37 AM Reply

i dont know is this will help but i will try
this video might help
also i've never heard of this "yellow light" before. is it like the equalivent of a red ring for the 360?? this may be a new problem, have u tried looking at the manual for the ps3? (lol, i know, its a stupid thing i just said, but i'm just trying to help)

as a side note:
wtf is wrong with the rest of u, stop b----ing about which system is better, i'm so sick and tired of that stupid crap, if its so bad, y dont u go make a system yourself. then we'll let u know if ur's is better or not. this guy (or girl) came asking for help for 1 thing and ur fighting over something else. for those ppl, STFU!!!!


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 13th, 2009 @ 07:58 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 03:16 AM, Psyco430404 wrote: send it to sony (only option) or buy another

Only microsoft fixes for free, n00b


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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 13th, 2009 @ 09:55 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 04:13 PM, JonnyTheWinnar wrote: If the 360 has the RROD, PS3 has the YLOD, PC's have the BSOD, what do Wii's have?

Casual gaming.

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Response to AH my ps3 got yellow light of death Jul. 13th, 2009 @ 10:08 AM Reply

At 7/12/09 04:13 PM, JonnyTheWinnar wrote: If the 360 has the RROD, PS3 has the YLOD, PC's have the BSOD, what do Wii's have?

Tiny Wii's.


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