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Two rings on xbox

What can cause this and how can it be fixed? Already sent xbox360 away in january for three rings now we are getting two rings!! Please help us!!

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This is due to overheating but cleaning dust out wont help you much, this happens when the machine overheats and the mainboard warps, because of this the lead free solder cracks and causes exactly the problems you are describing. if the machine is quite an old one and this is a common fault, we can get the machine back to normal again for you for £40 which includes return delivery.
We reflow the mainboard which in turn re-seats all of the lead free solder recifying any problems. We add heat conducting pads to the memory chips and we totally replace the X-clamps because the design is a flawed one.

All of this is covered in the price.
www.fixmyconsole.co.uk

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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