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When i turn my xbox on i get no picture but i can hear it works in the background . i have tried changing leads but no luck . any ideas??

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This is a common fault with the 360, it says that its a "general hardware
failure" which could mean anything
really. In truth its the lead free solder that cracks with so much heat
and as a result the Xbox 360 fails
causing the 3rrod (3 red rings of death) or e74 or even no sound but
graphics or sound and no graphics just like you are reporting.

Firstly get a spare AV cable from someone else, try this, if that does
the same then try a different SCART
input on the TV. if all this fails you need to fix your machine as it
WILL get worse

You will need to get a 3rrod repair kit or get someone to fix it for you,
there are guides available on the
internet. I'm in the middle of producing one right now that I will make
available free of charge for all fixya
members.
Linda
xboxrepairkit

Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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