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Xbox 360 2 red lights help

My xbox had the 3 red lights and after trying to fix it myself, I'm now stuck with 2 red lights immediately after turning on the console. Nothing appears to be overheating and I've tried turning it on with a number of combinations of stuff attached to mother board (like heat sinks , dvd, fans) and all give same result.

Also there isn't any video, in the sense that the TV just remains black when I turn it on.

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Look i never really herd of somthing like this but i can just try to help take a cloth and wipethe console from the top there are some holes on the top you cant clean so take a fan and aim it up ther for a few seccond hopfelly it will work.
again il say im not sure its right butthat could be the prob GL. Richie

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