Last updated: 2014-12-01

With over Six Years of Specialized PS3 Repair Experience and our state-of-the-art workshop, we can fix almost any problem the PS3 Console can have, with us you are rest assured to receive the absolute best in PS3 Console Repair Services.

Why Choose Us?

FREE Pick-Up and Delivery Service

Free Quotations – “NO Bench Fees, NO Diagnostic Fees”.

Free Pick-Up & Delivery Services in Select Areas (Offer Ends Soon!).
Pick-Up & Delivery Service in the Western Cape and Across South Africa.
UP to 1 Year Warranty!
Top Quality Repair Parts and Servicing Equipment.
Turn Around Time = 2 to 10 working days.



:: All PS3 Repair Services ::



PS3 Repairs | All-In-One Thermal Retrofit PS3 Repairs | All-In-One Thermal Retrofit :: R1,300 | R1,050 (All Inclusive)

This is the Ultimate Service for all PS3 Fat (Alpha series) & PS3 Slim (2000 series) OVERHEATING problems. Launched in 2013 the All-In-One Thermal Retrofit is a combination of our Yellow Light Of Death, Thermal Control System Retrofit & Fan Ventilation Modification fixes, providing you with the most cost effective and reliable fix you can find Anywhere on the Planet!

This service also reduces the overall running temperature of your Console by up to an unprecedented 30 Degrees! thereby eliminating the thermal conditions that trigger the YLOD/GLOD failures in both thePS3 Fat (Alpha series) & PS3 Slim (2000 series) and thus helps to extend the overall lifespan of your PS3 Console. Best of all the service comes with a Warranty Period of One Year!!!

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series) & PS3 Slim (2000 series) Only.
  • Warranty Cover of 12 Months.

Service Details (Further Reading) | Discuss in our Forum!

<Public YouTube Video Demos>

MY PS3 SLIM GOT THE YELLOW LIGHT OF DEATH! (YLOD):


PS3 Repairs | Not Reading Discs, Games and/or Movies PS3 Repairs | Not Reading Discs, Games and/or Movies :: R800 (All Inclusive)

Your Playstation 3 Games, Blu-Ray or DVD movies may be loading slowly, freezing during play, stuttering or not loading at all. This can be caused by a defective Lens or Drive Board (see below). This service involves the replacement of  the defective component(s) causing the problem.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series)PS3 Slim (2000 series)PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

PS3 Repairs | Replace & Remarry BluRay Drive Board PS3 Repairs | Replace & Remarry BluRay Drive Board :: R900 (All Inclusive)

The Bluray Drive Board on the PS3 Fat (Alpha series) and PS3 Slim (2000 series) are interlocked (paired) to the PS3 Motherboard. In other words if your Bluray Drive Board becomes faulty you cannot simply go out to purchase a new one and then install it for this will not work because the console will reject it. This service involves the replacement of the Bluray Drive Board and re-pairing of the new replacement board to the PS3’s Motherboard.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series) and PS3 Slim (2000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

<Public YouTube Video Demos>

attempt at fixing ps3 bluray video 4 logic board info:


PS3 Repairs | GLOD (Green Light of Death) PS3 Repairs | GLOD (Green Light of Death) :: R800 (All Inclusive)

You power on the Console ::> The Green light of the Console remains On ::> No display is sent to the T.V.

You push the power botton to turn off the Console but it refuses to go off ::> You have to hold down the power botton for several seconds long before the Console finally turns off.

This Service involves the repairing of a Thermal and/or Firmware related problem. It can be caused by Overheating or an unsuccessful firmware update.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

PS3 Repairs | YLOD (Yellow Light of Death) PS3 Repairs | YLOD (Yellow Light of Death) :: R800 (All Inclusive)

You power on the Console  ::> The console attempts to starts up for about 2-3 seconds ::> The console then beeps 3 times shortly after briefly flashing a faint yellow light, ::> The console continues to flash a red light. ::> No display is sent to the T.V.

This indicates the YLOD (Yellow Light of Death) problem, and is exactly the same as what plagues the PS3 Fat (Alpha series).

This Service involves identifying and repairing the component(s) among the Thermal Control System which created the Thermal conditions that caused the YLOD in addition to the High quality BGA rework.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series) Only.
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

PS3 Repairs | PS3 HDMI or AV Ports Unresponsive or Psychically Damaged PS3 Repairs | HDMI or AV Ports Unresponsive or Psychically Damaged :;

A PlayStation 3 accidentally dropped while connected to the TV is probably the most common situation in which the HDMI or AV can very easily get physically damaged. Damage can also result from basic wear and tear of the posts.

This service involves the replacement of the HDMI or AV assembly.

  • HDMI OUT Port Repair :: R800 (All Inclusive)
  • AV MULTI OUT Port Repair :: R700 (All Inclusive)

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

PS3 Repairs | Thermal Control System Retrofit PS3 Repairs | Thermal Control System Retrofit :: R900  (All Inclusive)

This service is for PlayStation 3 consoles that turn on normally but withing a few minutes (or seconds) experience a rapid increase in the cooling fan’s speed leading to the the console becoming abnormally loud. In most cases you will get a message on the screen saying “The system has become hot. Please turn off the system and wait a while before turning it on again.“.

This service is a Comprehensive Fix of all Sensor related overheating problems.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

Service Details (Further Reading) | Discuss in our Forum!

<Public YouTube Video Demos>

Ps3 Super Slim OVERHEAT FAN SOUND:


PS3 Repairs | Not Turning On / Turning Off / No Power PS3 Repairs | Not Turning On / Turning Off / No Power :: R900  (All Inclusive)

You push on the power button, the Console attempts to turn on but fails and then completely goes off. In a second scenario the Console will turn on and run for up to or under and hour and then abruptly turns of, when this happens the RED standby light will remain off appearing as if the console is completely unplugged from the mains, however unplugging the console and later re-plugging it will bring back the red standby light only to repeat the same problem when you reattempt to turned it on again.

In a third scenario the Console’s lights are completely off and it looks as if the Console is not receiving any power whatsoever. The console will thus appear Completely Dead!

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

<Public YouTube Video Demos>

PS3 Slim No Power Instant No Standby Light Shut Off:
PS3 Slim shuts off after one second!!:

PS3 Repairs | Overheating and Turning Off PS3 Repairs | Overheating and Turning Off :: R800 (All Inclusive)

After about 5 to 40 minutes (sometimes shorter) of play the PlayStation 3 will shut itself down and in some console versions the standby RED light will flash consistently. In some scenarios you will get a message on the screen saying “The system has become hot. Please turn off the system and wait a while before turning it on again.“.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

<Public YouTube Video Demos>

PS3 slim overheating problem…:


PS3 Repairs | PS3 USB Ports Unresponsive PS3 Repairs | USB Ports Unresponsive :;

This service involves the replacement of defective USB Ports on the PS3. Damage tends to occur on frequently used USB ports because of mechanical wear and tear.

  • 2 USB Ports Console Version :: R800 (All Inclusive)
  • 4 USB Ports Console Version :: R900 (All Inclusive)

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.


PS3 Repairs | Jammed Disc Drive PS3 Repairs | Jammed Disc Drive :: R600

Often as a result of putting more than one disc into the drive at once, coins or any foreign objects. Jamming can also be caused by a fall or an improper reassembly attempt of the drive by a novice.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 6 Months.

PS3 Repairs | XMB Dashboard Doesn't Start Up or Loads very Slowly PS3 Repairs | XMB Dashboard Doesn’t Start Up or Loads very Slowly :: R300

The Console will power on but when starting up the dashboard / start menu does not fully load, indicated by waving lines but no icons. This is often as a result of a defective hard disk drive. This service involves the replacement of a faulty hard drive and backing up of your PS3’s data when possible.

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 12 Months.



:: PlayStation 3 | Tuning Services (Software) :: [SEE MORE] >>



PS3 SW Repairs | Firmware Update Reversal PS3 Software Tune | Firmware Update Reversal :: R900 | R800 (All Inclusive) \ NEW

Do you want to Undo a recently made update to your PS3 Console?

Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.66 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.65 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.60 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.55 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.53 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.50 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.46 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.45 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.41 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.40 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.31 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.30 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.25 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.22 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.21 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.20 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.20 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.11 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.10 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 4.00 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.73 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.72 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.70 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.66 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.65 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.61 to 3.55, Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.60 to 3.55 or Downgrade PS3 Firmware 3.56 to 3.55.

 

Supported SKU Versions; CECHAxx, CECHBxx, CECHCxx, CECHExx, CECHGxx, CECHHxx, CECHJxx, CECHKxx, CECHLxx, CECHMxx, CECH-20xx, CECH-21xx, CECH-25xx datecode OC, CECH-25xx datecode A1.




:: PlayStation 3 | Tuning Services (Hardware) :: [SEE MORE] >>



PS3 Hardware Tune | SSD/HDD Hybrid Drive Upgrade PS3 Hardware Tune | SSD/HDD Hybrid Drive Upgrade | 500 GB & 1 TB :;

Hybrid Hard Drives take advantage of the speed of a solid state drive and the reliability of a traditional hard drive. These drives are quickly becoming the best choice for upgrading your PS3s hard drive. They are 70% faster and will cut your load times down. With a 32 MB cache and 7200 rpm plus the solid state components this thing is super fast.

If you are going to upgrade your HDD why not replace it with the best technology on the market! If you let us do it we will make sure you get a compatible drive.

These drives come with a 1 year manufactures warranty. If you want an INSANELY fast PS3 HDD, this drive is for you.

Data transfer from your previous hard drive to new one is included in the prices.

  • 500GB SSD/HDD Hybrid Drive :: R1,299 (All Inclusive)
  • 1TB SSD/HDD Hybrid Drive :: R1,599 (All Inclusive)

  • Service Available for; PS3 Fat (Alpha series), PS3 Slim (2000 series), PS3 Slim (3000 series) & PS3 SuperSlim (4000 series).
  • Warranty Cover of 12 Months.


:: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ::


How do I send in my Console For Repairs?

Answer: If your located in the Western Cape you can Choose any of our >> Drop Off Locations <<. Optionally If you want to have your Console Collected right from your doorstep or if you are outside the reach of our Drop Off Locations, Console Extreme offers >> Pick-Up and Delivery Service Countrywide! <<. Our Curriers cover every nook and cranny in South Africa.

 

How can I Check the Status of a Console I sent in for Repairs?

Answer; If you Dropped-Off your Console at one of the >> Drop Off Locations <<. Simply follow the Instructions written on the Drop-Off form you Completed when dropping of the Console. We will then provide you updates regarding your Console via Email and SMS. 

Answer (2); However if you Signed Up for our >> Pick-Up and Delivery Service <<. You will be Automatically Sent your reference Number within 24 Hours. We will then provide you updates regarding your Console’s Status via Email and SMS.

* If you are having difficulties tracking the Status of your Console please email the Support Team. >> support@cextreme.com << .


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A highly recommended professional service. My 40GB PS3 console was plagued by a persistent overheating problem caused by the temp sensor. After numero

Jul 13, 2012 by Rae Finkelstein
City: Cape Town 

A highly recommended professional service. My 40GB PS3 console was plagued by a persistent overheating problem caused by the temp sensor. After numerous failed repair attempts by other repair shops I came to Console Extreme.After a few days later my console was returned to me in perfect condition.A fan which once sounded like a jet engine is now super quiet.I couldn't be any more satisfied!


AWESOME SERVICE...I'm sitting in the heart of the Karoo and I got my BRICKED PS3 repaired and sorted, without even a noticing that the console was ope

Jul 06, 2012 by Brandon Carl
City: Karoo 

AWESOME SERVICE...I'm sitting in the heart of the Karoo and I got my BRICKED PS3 repaired and sorted, without even a noticing that the console was opened! and in rapid turn around time...The console didn't even get a break while it was BRICKED! LOL! Your the man Nigel! SUPER SERVICE.I don't even have to bother with any other service provider, EVER! best bit is the FREE tech support after the service and then a 3 month warranty..Now that's quality assurance and value for money...BEAT THAT SONY!


Console Extreme Protea Road, Newlands Cape Town CT, 7700 South Africa 5.0 5.0 2 2 A highly recommended professional service. My 40GB PS3 console was plagued by a persistent overheating problem caused by the temp sensor. After numerous failed repair attempts by o