How to fix PS3 YLOD
YLOD is a big issue to all the PS3 users right there. YLOD is a sequence of yellow dim light flashing for 2-3 times on your Sony Play Station. YLOD has many stages and all are not harmful. However if YLOD has started on your PS, you must stay alert as it can lead to any hazardours results including Sony PS3 not opening, not reading disks, getting hang etc.
YLOD mainly arises of common problems like temperature, dust, damages (external/internal both). So please try to avoid any of the conditions mentioned above, You can use external fan for cooling down the console. can use covers that don't block air valves but blocks dust particles to enter the console. Can avoid physical damage by careful attention.
Some other problems arises because of inner circuitry of the console which mainly includes ageing of electronic components, loose connections etc. You can fix PS3 YLOD by using several guides avialable on the web. I will suggest you not to visit service centers as they will be charging anywhere between $150-$200+ just for simple things. Try to analyze the probelm yourself and try to fix it (at most it will take around $40 and 3-4 hours). Do let me know if you need more information.