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2 red lights on xbox 360

Ok so I know that its overheating and i took it apart to fixit. it now stays on longer but then gets 2 lights when i play a game like cod5. Any Help?

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You got air bubles under your GPU . I know I have seen it.
you will need to do x clamp mod ,
don't use Articsilver that stuff boils and becomes conductive
at higher temps .

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2 red lights = hard ware problem, check your power supply make sure its got a green light when its on. just make sure all cables are working and not worn out or something. if thats not working it could be some thing inside of the xbox (if power supply is red then you need to replace it for $70 if you get it from micrsoft)

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