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360 No Longer Turns On

Well, one day I plugged in the 360 and there was a spark between to plug and the surge protector. After that it didn't turn on. It has nothing to do with the power cord. I know this because the power cord works fine with my friends' consoles , but their power cords still don't work on mine. Anyone know How I can fix this?

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  • Gunit07 Sep 12, 2007

    Yes I mean the whole brick. So there's no way I could fix it myself? Its out of warranty so its gonna cost quite a bit of money.



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By cord, do you mean the entire AC convertor box? Does the orange light on the convertor box light up? If you used your friends whole ac wire/convertor box (w/ the plug that goes into the xbox itself) and THAT didn't work, then your motherboard took a surge. It is probably trashed as they are VERRRRRRRY sensitive and prone to failure. Time for a new one (or a warranty "repair").

Posted on Sep 12, 2007

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    Mitch Sep 13, 2007

    Odds are that the motherboard is seriously damaged. Unfortunately there is no way to repair that. It's gonna have to go back to MS.



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