Originally Posted by DEFAULTDNB
My 60gb did the exact same thing (back in october), I booted it up after a day or 2 off, put in a PSX back up and it traffic lighted.
I suspect its a thermal paste/reball/reflow to fix issue.
Mine is sat as a door stop until I find a place to fix it.... if I ever do.
Just use a hairdrier on the CPU and GPU for about 10 minutes ;D It will be working for atleast 10 hours, maybe more if you treat it good.
I have a 60 GB launch model, It got ylod and I fixed it several times (Did not put the cover on alot((Main problem was the cover))) Now it has an /almost\ Broken capasiter and one that got resolderd to the board (****in UPS and their hot as **** trucks Overheated the PS3 While it was off and gave it YLOD And broke 2 capasiters!!)