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Eraser fix not working!!!!!!!

My 360 had the three red lights. I did the eraser fix exactly like in the tutorial. I measured the eraser things and everything was perfect.
I screwed everything back together and when i turned on my 360 there was now only two lights and the fan was not working.
I'm sure the fan is plugged in and I had it on for 20 minutes and turned it off and waited two minutes and then the two lights were still there!!

plzzzzzzzz help me!!!!

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Posibly your motherbord is being warped. make sure that its flat and level (especily if you have done the x clamp fix)

Posted on Jun 27, 2009


You probably didn't plug the fan back in.

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2 Flashing red Lights - Your unit is overheating

  • Let your Xbox 360 console cool.
    You may have to wait several hours for the console to cool enough. Do not turn on the console when it is still hot.
  • Make sure you can hear the fan running, also make sure you are not blocking the console from getting enough ventilation.
  • Do not lay your console on heavy carpet or in a confined book case or shelf
  • If you CPU is overheating you could replace the thermal compound. See the manual before you attempt this. The compound can be purchased at any radio Shack or electronic store.
For more things to try check here

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