Originally Posted by turdhat
It would not hurt one bit to take it apart, remove all heatsinks and reapply them with fresh paste. One could have come loose causing your YLOD. I have heard this can fix it. Pain in the rear to service the ps3 though. Plenty of youtube vids on the subject.
Yea, I know. I thought about fixing it myself, but it would void the warranty if I remove the top.
EDIT: Hey wait...my warranty is already gone. I'm going to see if I can fix this tonight.