Tip & How-To about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
Hello and welcome to Fixya this article will shed some more light on the problems with the Xbox 360 and the main ones that keep on coming up!
Ok so here is an overview of the problems and how you can fix them:
1 red light normally E74 error: If you have this 1 red light it is the scaler chip that is the display chip overheating. The AV cable has a chip that communicates to the motherboard and that is why when you get this you normally get an "E" error code on the screen.
2 red lights: Pure overheating! You will need to give it a dust out, leave it too cool down and see if it is working then, you may need to repair it.
3 red lights - Most common error happens when the GPU and the CPU is overheating,you need to stop the heat build up and you will be fine.
4 red lights - Dont panic just plug the AV cable in or get a new cable!
DVD drive not working, games not reading?
If you have this you will need to stop the heat on the back of the drive, you do not normally need to replace the drive.
Ok, sow how do you repair an Xbox 360?
Well you can use a good guide with step by step videos that will show you how to fix it in under an hour or you can send it back in.
If you send it in you will have to pay $140 for a few of these errors and also have to wait for 4 weeks.
Using a good guide can be faster!
I hope this article has helped you!
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