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RROD, not heat sink or arctic Siler, problem

Replaced Arctic Silver / Heat sink Removed and tried resetting DVD drive Thoroughly cleaned Replaced clips with bolts

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SOURCE: the thermal paste?

Hi,
hey buddy you can do, but the grease removers an un-necessary item. this stuff will wipe off with a soft cloth.
or at worst, a very blunt plastic scraper.
you only need the tinyist amount of thermal paste.
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Posted on Feb 24, 2008

SOURCE: Still get 3 rings after xclamp fix and applied arctic silver 5

Take your metal case, and drill holes big enough to fit 5m diameter x 16mm tall screws. Put them all up through the holes and add 3 steel washers to each post. then add 1 nylon washer. >>>make sure you do the penny fix or replace the thermal pads before you place your motherboard inside the case<<< Place your motherboard inside of the case ( you can use tape on the back side of the metal case to hold screws in place; may want to do that before you add washers) add 1 nylon washer then 1 steel washer to each. Take off microsoft's bolts from the heat sinks and re-apply a ssmmmallll amount of thermal paste (size of a piece of rice for the big ones). Attach everything and you will be good to go.


Penny Trick- Take 2 pennys, wrap them one way with electrical tape, then turn 90 degrees and wrap them again so no copper is showing. >>You will need 4 sets of 2 pennys<< Flip your motherboard over and peal off the white things with band-aid looking squares on top of them. Peal the band-aid looking squares off and apply your tape-wrapped pennys.

Note: If you do not have these puddy-looking things on your ram chips, Use some hot glue, not a lot though.

You may also need to "bake" your 360. When you are all said and done with applying and bolting things. Take your 360 and put everything in except the fan. Take the fan plug it in its spot, then lay it diagonally from its plug, ontop of the tall cpu heatsink. Turn your xbox on for about 15 minutes. Let it over heat good so it can reset itself flat. Turn if off and let it cool down for about 20 minutes. Put everything back together and enjoy your console as your paid for it! smile.gif

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: The box boots but after short time no video

If your Xbox 360 does not have display you need to stop the heat getting to the chips. You can actually do this yourself as many have in this forum using the recommended Xbox 360 Repair guide.

Basically the guide will show you how to stop the heat build up with videos and household items, of course if you are in doubt send it in.

It has a preview video on the website.

Or of course you can send it in to have it fixed.

You will need to stop the scaler chip taking so much heat.

Posted on Feb 19, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi, I was trying to

Hi 4 red rings means the video lead is not put in the back of the console properly so take the leads out and try them again.

if they are fitted correctly switch it on and when you get the flashing red lights do the following

when all lights are flashing hold down the little white round wireless button and keep holding it down whilst you do the following.

whilst holding the button down press the eject button on the console then write down how many red lights are lit up.
then hole the white button down again and press eject and write it down, you need to do this 4 times and it will give you a code that you can give to me and i can then tell you exactly what the fault is ok

so it will be something like this
4 red lights
4 red lights
2 red lights
1 red light

let me know the code then i can tell you exactly whats wrong and what you need to do to solve the problem ok

Posted on Oct 09, 2010

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1) Disassemble Xbox 360 Case
Obtain your case separately. By a fine tip screwdriver, poke the grayed out holes and back of poke the small rectangle holes. Get the Faceplate Off and move the latch up on the DVD drive up as you remove it. Unscrew metal case which is under the plastic case.

Following is the image of video (How to disassemble xbox 360 case) which comes with James Dean's Professional Xbox 360 repair guide. If you are not comfortable with instruction you can use this video to disassemble your Xbox 360 case.

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Click On Above Video Image To Watch Video On How To Your Repair Xbox 360

2) How To Remove Motherboard Safely

Unplug all cables connected to motherboard and associated small devices and take DVD drive out. After DVD, get the fan and motherboard out of the xbox 360 case. Make sure you do this gently.

Following is a quality video which can show how you can remove motherboard safely.
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3) Crucial Motherboard Disassembles.

Turn the mother another side, using the screwdriver snoop off the X-clamp which you can find under heat sink. Check out following an image of a video which came with Xbox 360 repair guide which will make your process easy of "snoop off the X-clamp".
I will suggest you to do this step very gently if you are not comfortable doing this refer following video which comes with James Dean's 360 repair guide.

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4) Heat Sink Unscrewing.

After snoop of X-clamp you have to unscrew heat sink to obtain CPU and GPU.I will advice you don't hurry to finish this work, please follow all steps else it will damage your xbox 360. If you are not confident do use Professional Xbox 360 repair guide.

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5) GPU And CPU Cleaning.
Next step is to clean GPU (graphic processing unit) and CPU (central processing unit) If you do this step right it will help to stop xbox 360 freezing. This is very important and critical step so just make sure you do it right.

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6) Appling Arctic Silver

Now you have to apply arctic silver thermal compound gently over GPU.
You will get this arctic silver thermal compound in any computer hardware shop for $1-$2.

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Set it for 15 to 20 minutes then place 2 nylon washers on each screw on the heat sink then place the screws back in motherboard then add two more nylon washers to screws.

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Place the heat sink on the peak of screws then push them down slight, finally screw them up. Try to make it reasonably tight.

Get everything back together and see everything is fitted properly. Now, Turn your Xbox 360 on.

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You need to contact Microsoft as theres something wrong with your HDD. Its most likely your going to have to get a replacement or have it repaired.

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