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The notorious ring of fire, no more warranty, need any tips that can lead me to a fix

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Yes if you have the red lights and you are out of warranty you need to either send it back to Microsoft and they will fix it for you but it will cost $140 or you can fix it yourself using a proven repair guide

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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Open the unit up , there are many videos on how to
do this .

Leave the 8 small black screw in ( do not remove them)
remove all the other silver screws .
take of the lid , then pull out the CD rom drive but
leave it plugged in . take out the white fan shroud .
then take out the fan but leave it plugged in, place it
over the C.P.U . Heat sink , now plug in the power
cable and the a/v cable and turn the console on
should take about 5 min for the fan to get up to
full speed and make sure you hold the fan
over the C.P.U. after 10min you should get two reds
unplug the unit and wait 20min reassemble and it should
be working ,for how long who knows.

This is last resort repair for those who are motivated to
try something less aggressive to get there units working.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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UM wrap it up in towels and wait a couple of days or weeks

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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