Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
Hi basicly i recently fixed my xbox 360 it had 3 rrod and i x clamp fixed it afterwards when you go to overheat it with the fan unplugged instead of waiting 10 - 15 minutes after 2 it two red lighted and now when i turn it on it boots then after two minutes it 2 red lights again i am completely stuck i have tried everything i could possibly think of and i am puzzled if anybody could help that would be much appreciated
I suggest you to try DIY Guide
that wil explain solving the 2 red lights along with some
other common problems of Xbox like Disc Read Error, No Video Problem
and most famous RROD. Even a novice can solve the problem with the help
of step by step process given at the guide. I think it's worth trying.
If you try this method, you won't have to wait for 3-4 weeks and you
can enjoy your gaming experience within 2 hours, once you try this
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
Its possible you could of overheated the solder under the GPU chip and you may need to have the chip replaced and reflowed. We have had success in reflowing the chip. We are listed on this site for repairs. If interested email us for free estimate.
Posted on Jan 15, 2009
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Red Ring of Death: Red Flashing XBOX 360 Lights Explained Common Xbox 360 Red Ring Errors The XBOX has a reported 54.2% failure rate which makes the XBOX 360 gaming consoles' worst "lemon" to date. If you find yourself with the red flashing lights error, --> follow this guide to try and pinpoint the problem with your XBOX 360.
1 Red Ring = Serious Hardware Failure
I f your XBOX 360 has a 1 red flashing light error, you're more than likely in big trouble. The 1 flashing red ring of light can be due to GPU or CPU failure, RAM overheating, a DVD drive error, or some serious problem with your Xbox 360's internal components. The most common 1 flashing red ring lights error is the E74 error. The E74 error is no easy fix for the Xbox 360 and usually has to be repaired by the manufacturer [though some have managed to repair it with the heat gun trick - but be careful]
2 Red Rings = Overheating
Mostly all red flashing lights on the Xbox 360 rings are due to overheating in some way or other, but the 2 red rings singles out overheating as the main issue. When doing the X-Clamp fix the 2 red rings are required to fix the Xbox 360 by overheating the CPU. If you get this Xbox 360 error without doing the X-Clamp fix, you probably just need to let your Xbox 360 cool down for a few hours. Make sure that all vents aren't blocked off and that your Xbox fans are working properly in order to repair this problem.
3 Red Rings = Basic Hardware Failure
The most common error on the Xbox 360 is the 3 red rings - also known as the Red Rings of Death (RRoD). This flashing lights problem is the main cause of Xbox 360's 54.2% failure rate. The 3 red flashing lights can be due to lots of different errors but is mainly due to the X-Clamps in your Xbox 360 and overheating. Fortunately, lots of people were able to fix this issue using the X-Clamp and heat gun fix. Follow this list of error codes to find out the real issue with the 3 red rings because there are quite a few of them.
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