I would try this method first - seems like a good deal. I didn't know about this and my indy-repair was fine.
Originally Posted by SWISS
DO NOT take it to a indy repair place!
Sony will do an out of warranty exchange for a like model for $100, and in the event your specific model PS3 is not in stock they send you a slim version.
All you need to do is call SCEA and talk to a rep. If you took it apart already/ broke seal, don't mention that.
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