Error 8002F14E [General Hardware Issue] Problems: It could be simply locked in an update loop. Recheck all connections and cables and/or re-seating your hard drive. Warning!!! This can be prevented by observing how you replace the black top assembly. Was your PS3 reading all disc types? for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts. But until you fix it, it will continue to loop in update mode. Under that folder is where you keep the firmware (3). I do not know why or how this worked but it worked for me. It can be the disc insertion sensor, the main ribbon cable or simply a loose connection. Mitko Hristov, 3 days agoJanuary 9, 2021 by Unfortunately in my rush to get the data transferred before it dies again, I tried to update the system and I’m now stuck in the 8002F14E update loop because of the missing Blu Ray drive. The PS3 is not hard to tear apart, but you must map things out to know where everything goes back. There is only one white part on the reverse side that is loose. Do it with care, keeping track of all the screws and where they go. :D ....and you just may have your PS3 running again! Thanks Garcia25, 06/02/2015 by Inventory your PS3 condition before the update in your mind. It's a simple easy answer to fix this issue. Depending on where in this process it stalls (in the loop % of completion), can indicate where the possible failure is. PSX Place is your leader for the latest Homebrew & Hacking News in the world of PlayStation. David Schreiber. This has been a common problem I have been having on the NOR systems. Please note that as long as you follow the directions on taking your PS3 apart correctly and the shorting of the battery, NOTHING will happen to your system other then a possible CHEAP fix. Well, you could but you would need the get a PS3 BR drive just for the updates and that defeats the purpose. Then of course Sony tech tried to say that it was something that I did, maybe a power issue. If the mobo doesn't match with its daughter, then the problem is what you are saying. Hardwire your ps3 to the modem promptly and you'd be cool. Firm wares I tried: 3.15 and 3.40. Just don’t be in a hurry taking it apart or skip steps. The PS3 is close to a launch version and I have had no issues with it until this update. Ultimate Mods, woo hoo thanks this solved the issue for me... on a side note ....for ps3 slim models, only CECH-200x and CECH-210x series are the only ones affected by this. NOTE: This should only be used if your system is OUT OF WARRENTY and you have no intention of sending it back and giving your money to SONY. I do have one other PS3, which is actually the same model as this one (just a different region), CECHK04, but that particular one is a collector's piece, in pristine condition, never been opened, and I left it on OFW, just to keep it as ''pure'' as possible. Now that you mentioned it, I don't recall if I update with the replacement, or with another BD. Any idea what this means? It will then display an error screen with a countdown. It sounds stupid but for some reason the little battery that is used only to keep the date and clock running is also somehow tied to the memory of the console. I have two systems that I tried it on, a slim CECH 2001 and a fat CECHK01. You will know it's right by looking at the top, where you'll see two small observation ports (holes). Also tried to update trough safe mode with different update, but still just 72%. i don't even use it, just felt nice to own a near-mint one. Such as if your model has the tiny fine wires running from the control board to the sensor located on top front. I did not pursue version 4.82 further. BE EXTRA CAREFUL OF THESE WIRES AND PLUG. Well, the only way to see if the OP is having THAT problem you mention, is to acknowledge what mobo he has (maybe a DIA for the type of PSU he has) and the daughter model he has on his BD drive. If it didn't slide down on the tilt, then slide it down before replacing it! I pulled out the battery, left it unplugged for about half a hour, and it still was in update loop. Of course Sonys online error tool didn’t have these. 03/23/2014 by in case you're already reset modem by employing unplugging it wait 15 seconds then plug it returned in. But I was finally able to get into the Hidden Recovery Menu, formatted the HDD, told it to do a System Restore and it also gave an error, this time with a Serious error (no other details provided). replaced it, now it installed and its all good, All of you are wrong! Download, then once it's on the USB drive in X:\PS3\UPDATE re-verify the MD5 pasted above with the one of .PUP file for HFW; Also, I use a 32GB SanDisk USB drive with my PS3 and have never had any issues installing firmware. I will accept any and all donations through PAYPAL (ID jared9901) though if this helps you save your system. DO NOT simply pull the plug from it's socket by the wires. Anyway, we got the idea from working on PCs. @mikebike. Solution. If it finds one, then you'll get that 8002F14E code (or similar) and it won't complete until you fix the hardware problem it found. Consider if you are any good at this sort of stuff or not. looking around the ps forums, its asking one salient question - can you start the box in safe mode? If you are unable to access a website using the PlayStation®3 Internet Browser, there may be an issue with your Internet service. It would cost x amount of money I dont have. Error code 8002F14E appears on my PS3 after installing a new hard drive. If your PS3 is bricked by Sonys failed attempt of any update, try this first before you toss it or sell it. Just prior to setting it down (w/ BD player disc opening facing you), tilt the back of the part toward you, so that the white loose gear part slides down toward the front. I did not do any thermal paste re-application, just removed the small onboard battery for a minute or two, reassembled, and start it first without then with the harddrive. if i read correctly u only mention the one at the back and not on the bottom has been torn off. About the video: In this video, I will show you how to fix PS3 error 8002f957. About the date. If not, you will be buying a brick). I am not a tech expert by far, so I would like to know if what I found inside is normal, or might be a part of the problem. If it nevertheless doesnt paintings get a conveyable television and take your ps3 to starbucks. See this chart: Just to be clear, by socket contacts ribbon you mean the ribbon cable? Are both stickers that show the model number gone? After a long while, it gave error 8002F042. Cyrus Carbone, For me it worked. Then turn off the PS3, then turn the PS3 back on and be patient just let the update run. If you decide to pull the whole assembly apart to either clean or replace the diode/lens assembly, then make sure to take note of how things are when you pull it apart and watch some videos on YouTube before trying this. To clear the BIOS or BOOT password and settings on some systems, removal of the CMOS battery and short the 2 battery PINS. It ended up being the power connector to the Blu-ray drive had become disconnected. I cannot and will not be held responsible for any thing that happens if you try this fix. I have provided you with the fix, the idea of searching for instructions on how to take it apart and etc. Does anyone have any information on why trying to patch NOR flasher is freezing? It ended up being something hilariously obvious. Whatever you do don't format the hard drive you used in the Update Flashing of your PS3 if it's looping. I have been in the IT field for over 10 years and this guy started explaining that he knows that a Firmware update did not cause this. That's about it for now. I removed the HDD during the update the second time and it got to 99% and stopped. Tried Everything? Update Error 8002F14E Help To make the backstory short, long time ago my fat PS3 (CECH-G01 - 40GB model) got the YLOD and had a disk stuck inside so that got torn apart to get the disk. Hold down the ps button controller until you hear two beeps - this indicates that its starting in safe mode. Whatever you do don't format the hard drive you used in the Update Flashing of your PS3 if it's looping. ). You know it also fix other issues garcia25 you were 120% right. There's nothing on the internet anywhere that describes this at all. If you see solid white through these holes, then it's wrong. If this hasn't helped, you may need to update your router's firmware. All I am telling you is how I fixed the issue that SONY caused and refuses to admit too. I have fixed several of these consoles before. @thenrz. lol sounds loopy yet nicely worth a shot in case you dont understand all and sundry with broadband. Whether or not I've been conned isn't really the question, I would just like to know if it's possible to fix this error with the hardware as it is shown. If it's in 40% range of completion, it can be anything from a bad or loose hdmi connection to fan malfunction, possibly the hard drive (try re-seating harddrive), Power supply (voltage variance or loose connections), WiFi board, USB connector problems, etc! Go inside the usb drive and make a new folder which you call PS3, and under that you make another which you name UPDATE. 10/09/2015 by The BD player needs care in removal. You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Without dismantling it to the point of needing to replace thermal paste (a process which I've never done, and wouldn't dare attempt with my current skill xD ). .....and for sure, if you are having ANY hardware issues, then DON'T RUN or give permission/accept the Update until you have these issues resolved! remove the logic board and it will show its own model number. I can do a full CFW on a NAND system with no problems but the NOR has me hitting a brick wall and there is no one on here that can offer any advice. hmm im not really convinced its motherboard yet but unfortunately since u cant test and know for sure the other logic boards are in fact working, ur best bet would just be to find a replacement thats the same revision as the original and re-marry it. Granted, the PS3 I was working on was giving the 802F1F9 error, but it is worth a shot. Use cotton que-tips and alcohol. Cre8wheather, it didnt work for me it still stops at 67% still, 03/16/2016 by What's happening is that the PS3 is running in Nand flash mode. But the actual flashing of PS3's Nand doesn't complete until it reaches 100% and reboots. From what I understand, it copies the update to something on board. In the last photo you see the end of what seems to be a USB cable hanging free, which is odd to me because the USB was working fine. Thinking of anything to un-brick the PS3, I was about to give up. Blu Ray drive is gone. Cyrus must it had a corrupted drive not a cmos or memory problem. Leave HDD out! Your console will never tell the correct time or date ever again but who cares because now your console,will be fully operational again :). If you decide to pull your PS3 apart. U have to format the HD to get out of the loop. Accessibility. ERROR CODE PADA PS3 KETIKA UPDATE FIRMWARE MENGALAMI GAGAL UPDATE DAN AKAN MUNCUL ERROR CODE 8002F334 And... nope :/ It fails yet again... Welp I'm out of PS3s and BDs to swap in T_T I really had high hopes this last one would work but... it seems like the logic board is different, even though they're both CECHK models.... Have you tried swapping the logic board of your faulty BD drive to a working one? Good luck! Not letting me do anything but watch it error and start in the update mode over and over. Which in that case should be BMD-003. I did some reading and I don’t want to purchase a new drive or board since half the time that doesn’t even fix it. Both MinVerCheck are 2.76 so they are able to have the exploit done. Anyway, I left the battery unplugged and hooked everything back up to at least turn it on. pastiesmccool, Wrong, Wrong and wrong. Double check to be sure you've formatted the drive correctly by checking the settings menu, and also make sure your firmware is up to date. Let the countdown run out. Gently first wipe the lens in a circular motion one direction, then the other. I put the COD game back in and though it now requested a SOFTWARE update instead of a FIRMWARE update, it took it without any type of issues. The update is stuck in a loop and i can't go into restart or safe mode or install from usb as i can't access anything due to the loop All the ribbon cables are in correctly as far as i can see, thus i think it is the Hard drive thats the problem. Error 8002f1f9, 8002f1f0 and 8002f042. I had the top cover still off the console as I had just finished modding this one (I mod these systems as a small side business. I mod Nintendo 3ds/2ds/wii/wii u, Sony ps3, and xbox 360). The PS3 system is encountering an issue when trying to update the system software. Mike Bike It worked the first time for me. Step 3: Reboot the PS3™ console and try connecting again. By simply removing the metal case cover, followed by pulling the white magnetic part in the center over the disc rotating motor on top of the black top half. I let it run for over an hour and nothing, it didn't freeze, just sat in limbo with the indicator light not flashing. The PlayStation 3 (or commonly known as the PS3) is the third home computer entertainment system produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, and the successor to the PlayStation 2. The PS3 system is encountering an issue when trying to update the system software. Simply pull out the small circular battery inside the ps3 and this will fix your issue! Thanks for the fix, 04/14/2012 by 06/11/2011 by PS3 CFW and Hacks 166 PS3 Guides and Tutorials 14 PS3 Jailbreaking 43 PS3 News 18 PS4 CFW and Hacks 703 PS4 Guides and Tutorials 140 PS4 Jailbreaking 367 PS4 News 1,085 PS5 CFW and Hacks 8 PS5 Guides and Tutorials 7 PS5 Jailbreaking 4 PS5 News 147 Random Stuff 83 Use finger nails or tweezers to carefully jockey this connection from it's socket. However, it looks really weird, completely different from all photos and videos I've seen. I had this error code as well, plus update loop, so decided to open it up and see if there's any easily discernible problems. Also tried to update trough safe mode, but it always stopped at 72%. All the PS3 was doing was booting into the system update and giving an error every time. Use a heat gun and razor to carefully remove the warranty sticker, so you can replace it after repairs are done. You are wrong. A little, on mine at least, blue standard battery. Under toward the back is the laser. stable luck dude. I did attempt to install version 4.82 just to see if it would work on the Alt PS3, but the system was unable to find the file on my flash drive. When I succeeded in restoring the system, the original firmware came back… For me it worked! I opened my ps3 today cleaned it i cleaned under of bluray drive and conecct to tv and i tried to put disc but the blu ray driver wont take the disc so i opened again and i pull out the white tape (under blu ray drive) and i saw the black piece is broke.So I updated my fat ps3 4.82 ofw to ferrox cfw by ps3 eXploit and it cant open multiman so i try update to rebug 48.2.1 and i got this error code.I tried to go to safe mode but it wont open .I have one question.. Is this error code appears beacuse of corrupted blu ray drive? Sign Up for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts. In my case the flat ribbon was bad. Matthew Miller. Turn on PS3 and it'll ask you to press Select and Start to update to x.x From here the new HDD will be formatted (it'll warn you) and prep'd for the update Do update and go through the setup process until you're at the usual XMB. I got sick of turning the system off and on with every freeze. Any problems accepting discs or ejecting discs? Recheck all connections and cables and/or re-seating your hard drive. The update will get to roughly 10%-25%. Sadly, I dont think so. But there was nothing hanging the update at this point and started the initial system setup. Again, try swapping the logic board of your dead drive with a working drive which is a BD-410 model. 5. https://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/images/a/a8/DIA-001_Side-B.JPG, https://www.psdevwiki.com/ps3/Bluray_Drive#Bluray_Drive_Revisions, https://www.psx-place.com/threads/freezing-but-its-not-cold-outside.28235/, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. Cleaned it, tried swapping in cables from the other two drives (I'm guessing the ribbon cables are interchangable), nothing. Then check to see if your Blu ray drive is connected properly with this guide. Didn't know where to even start when I read this error is a general hardware issue. if you can get to certain xbare menus then its not the console, it'll be either the wifi module or the connections to it. I've posted two forums asking about this and nobody has said anything. Thanks! Issue resolved. Terms — You don't put it back together properly, it may take the disc, but not spin properly and not eject the disc after getting a fail to read it. It's probably nothing; however, my Main PS3 had stated to update to version 4.84, while my Alt PS3 stated to update to version 4.82 or better. The ps3 keeps the correct date by you selecting auto update from the inthernet. USE LIGHT PRESSURE ONLY! photos of the original BD drive will be enough anyways as thats all we are interested in atm. While updating my CFW PS3, I ran into this error code. If the problem persists contact Customer Support. DON’T SHORT THE BATTERY ITSELF. First let me tell you what had happened. Error 8002F14E [General Hardware Issue] Problems: It could be simply locked in an update loop. It then started the system setup after a short update. 8002F14E Error Code. Wesley Price. The BD lens can be cleaned w/o separating the black housing parts. The Nand (one adjacent to Super Companion/south bridge) has NOT been flashed until this phase is complete. How do I go about checking the mobo? So if I your console is corrupted and will not let you update and it just keeps looping during the update process...simply pulling out the small battery in the ps3 will fix any looping issue 110% of the time!! Then again, if you don’t want to pay the cost Sony wants to look at it and it is bricked, it will not hurt you to do so. Source : http://community.eu.playstation.com/t5/T... при мен има същият проблем при актоализация достига до 99% и ми изписва грешка 8002f14e, 12/27/2019 by I gave up on the slim after ten tries. Well, the remarry process involves an update to no-BD CFW, and I had a dead BD drive. On the CECHK model it froze three times and on the fourth time it seemed to go through but the indicator light on the USB stopped flashing. (for this reason, if somebody wants to sell you a PS3 that is locked in the loop, make absolutely sure that hard drive is included. @helloiammikki. I called Sony and after trying to get me into the Hidden Recovery Console, not letting it come up, Sony told me that I would have to send it in. Now getting a message that a serious error has occoured and to contact tech support. It did update the version to 3.14 so I think that it was just finalizing the install. Mikki I took it apart thinking to get it ready for the JTAG fix BUT… Here is what I did instead first. As soon as the update starts, pull out the HDD (take off the small casing to reveal metal HDD, then pull). the blue ray issue was mine! If you are out of warranty, then you must decide to on if you are going to open your PS3 up or not. Remember to be patience and use care in this process before you panic! If the logic board of your original drive is working this might help you get pass the update. Just wanted to reply with a quick comment. Worked for me, i had a downgraded console and when i was putting it back together i must have nocked the ribbon cable, thanks for the help! There are many places online to find instructions on how to take your PS3 apart, all I am doing is telling you what got my PS3 out of the Update loop that it was in. Now you would use a dry Que-tip to dry it off with using same technique. P S E 3R R O R 8 02 F 1 4 E PS3 ERROR 8002F14E PROJECTS FAQ A N N O U N C E M E N T S NOVEMBER 26, 2015, 19:03 November 27, 2015, 20:59 PS3 ERROR 8002F14EERROR TIME NETWORKHAPPY U P C O M N G IE V E N T S BIRTHDAY MY EX LOVE NOVEMBER 30, 2015, 01:06 DECEMBER 02, 2015, 09:19 December 01, 2015, 17:41 December 04, 2015, 08:24 TAGALOG … Exactally right Richdave, Blu ray was disconnected. Your PS3 can be saved. This error is a general HW error(often BD, but can be BT or others), the guy quoted in the post above only managed to 'fix' his because it would have been a power related issue (eg; backup Battery) If you can't afford to have it fixed by Sony, then send it to a local QUALIFIED professional (who specializes in game-console-repair) they will do it cheaper than Sony and tell you the exact cause/ Messing around with these other things will at best amount to a very lucky fix/waste of time or at worst will damage something that makes it more expensive to repair in the long-run. Well, after it got to about 55%, it gave an error code 8002f1f9. Generally if it stalls in the 60-70 range, this indicates a problem with the BluRay (even a dirty lens or bad diode) player in some way. Your PS3 is checking your entire system hardware for faults. SUPER THANKFUL for this thread! Years later I’ve got a new PS3 and I want to data transfer and deactivate my profile to use my PSN purchases on the new system. Linus Media Group is not associated with these services. Alex LeFevre Because the drive needs to be hooked up to the system to perform an update, CECH-250x series and beyond have the bluray drive logic board built in to the mobo. Now switch on the PS3. Please help! (They have a special lens coating, without which, they burn-out quickly, not to mention the way they are carefully sprung to respond to the driver EMR/EMF, any pressure at all will stretch the lens-mech, giving u more errors down the track). I was told that I should offer this fix for sell, but I will not. Our thoughts were to clear the FLASH and loop with JTAG and load an older FIRMWARE version. Did you have any problems with over heating and shutdowns. My son got Modern Warfare 2 for x-mas and when I attempted to load it, it required a Firmware update that was on the CD. It was released November 11, 2006. After that, we shorted the 2 pins on the board that the battery was connected to. All I did to get rid of the error was to remove the HDD then turn on the PS3 "WITHOUT" the HDD then when you get the "missing hard drive error code" insert the HDD. Try it and you will see I'm correct! This is why Sony wants you to send in your hard drive with your PS3 for repairs. Victor Salazar, 12/01/2015 by Make sure you know how to remove and re-insert ribbon cables properly. In case it's related to this update process. The 2nd PS3 (which is the one that works), is a CECHG03, I haven't dismantled the BD drive but from the chart that one of you posted earlier I can tell it either has a BMD-002 or BMD-003. The PS3 is on a UPS so that’s not it. i had a bad blue ray drive and was stuck on bootloop update what i did was take the battery out like some one on this thread suggested and this worked with the same hd that was on boot loop but since the blueray drive is not working i cant get muiltman working or rebug setting to even go in the menu when i try to start rebug tools box i get balck screen im a try to downgrade and use no blueray drive cfw, found this yall ++https://www.psxhax.com/threads/bobbydown... Overflow 4.82 v5 cobra cex NoBd edition lets you update with out a blueray drive and its the latest firmware 4.82, © 2021 iFixit — Licensed under Creative Commons — Privacy — Originally my Ps3 had (and still has) 3.15 firmware. I removed the battery. Discussion in 'Help & Support' started by Blight_89, Feb 12, 2020. Help Library : Error Codes. Actually that's the correct BD drive model for your PS3 model, well one of the two options possible. Your PS3 can be saved. I bought my PS3 slim from a guy who says he has only tried to change the hdd, but failed, and he didn't mod it or anything. Restart the PS3 system, then download and reinstall the update. One small w/ one larger one just above it. My formally bricked system is now working and playing fine. Never clean a BD or DVD laser with a Q-tip and/or methylated spirits! If you do, it could keep it from ever finishing that update. Sign Up; Forums All Activity My Activity Streams So neither of them match with the BMD-011 that the looping PS3 has :/ I'm guessing that's why the update … I thought I had screwed something up during the process, even though I had perfect success reading/writing to the nor chip. Bios or BOOT password and settings on some systems, removal of two. 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