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My X-box single red light goes off when I unplug my AV cables.

My X-Box error 74, one red light goes off when i unplug my AV cables does this mean my AV cables are bad.

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I just sended it to microsoft today 12/13/08 no worries as long u have the serial number and the recipt u have a gurantee 3 year warnente

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How do i fix an error 74 on an xbox360


The E74/E6x/E4x/E8x are famous error codes that have plagued many Xbox 360 gamers. This error codes will be displayed on your screen, each indicating different problem with your Xbox 360. It's usually defined by the single red light or 1 Red Light Error lit up at lower right quadrant on the Red Ring of Light on your Xbox 360 console.
E74: There is high chance it's a scaler chip problem (the "ANA" or "HANA" chip near the AV cable connection) it can also be caused by a faulty AV cable so check that first. In some cases it is a problem with the GPU and may be repairable by using the Xbox 360 Repair Guide. Xbox 360 E74 error has reported to increasing a lot for the newer Xbox 360 version.
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Power off the system and unplug everything from it..controllers, memory cards, av connection, power cord, and hard drive. Also unplug power cord from socket and the short cord from the power brick. Then reattach everything making sure the connections are firm and power back on your system. If this did not resolve the problem.

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The Error could also indicate a problem with the AV cable so you may want to check this first before attempting a repair.
Microsoft cover this in their 3 Year warranty so if your console is not modded and in its 3 Year warranty contact them first.
The error can be sometimes be fixed with the X-clamp fix but this is a rare working fix.

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E 74 error message on my xbox 360


thats because that error message means your AV cable has died or the chip inside has cooked, if the error goes away wen you remove the cable its the cable you need to purchase a new one

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The cause of E-74 with one red light Error might be overheating of your console and for avoiding such error in future you need to put your machine at an open space. Ensure that it is placed near the window or you can also make some external arrangement for cooling of console such as cooling the machine through a pedestal fan.
But as your Xbox already have E74 with one red light Problem which can be solved by only repairing it, no other alternative.
Either you can send your Xbox to Microsoft (Please note that microsoft is no longer providing extended warranty for E74 with one red lightError) and wait for 3-4 weeks. If you don't want to wait for a month, you can also fix E74 with one red light problem with the help of this DIY Video, the guide will explain step by step approach to fix the problem. Choice is yours.

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error code 74 is
74: AV cable Error - There is a problem with the AV cable, try using a different AV cable.

hope this solves your problem
Maxicube

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