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    Senior Member Sostanco's Avatar
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    Aug 2010

    [Answered] PS3 40gb fat self shutdown help?

    Hello, i have a fat ps3 40gb model with sem-001 board, when i try to turn on it take green led for about 30-40 sec then it self shutdown with yellow led! i have alredy try to remove battery and swap with another hdd, replace the power unit but it do always the same. The bluray drive work since i put a disc inside and it boot up, and sure shutdown after 30 sec

    The usb port do not work and i'm not able to enter recovery mode. I use progskeet to read the nand and i found the last 2 update, 4.20 and 4.31. Any suggestion? Thx

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    Senior Member hilongo's Avatar
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    Oct 2010

    Maybe your problem is related to this thread ....

    Maybe the problems is on the Power Supply of your unit ...

    hope it helps!!

    Last edited by hilongo; 12-11-2012 at 01:33 PM Reason: Added info

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    Member IslaTurbine's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    This is YLOD (yellow light of death). Your motherboard will need either re-flowed or re-balled.

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    Senior Member jamesnesc709's Avatar
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    Dec 2009
    You have a YLOD please do not use a heat gun.