Question about Microsoft Xbox 360 Console
has anyone who had this error code sorted it.
Here is a site i found that shows detailed fixes for this error with your 360's - here it is
Posted on Nov 18, 2008
First, my xbox would have one red light and E 74. Then when I opened it up and booted it I got three red lights and 0020. I took out the motherboard, replaced the heatsink compound and did the x-clamp fix, but I couldn't get nylon washers in the right size so i just used no washers at all. Varying the tightness of various x-clamp bolts gave me 0020, 0003, 0002, 0001, or it would boot up to the black screen and I'd get E 74 again. Other times the xbox would almost immediately overheat. Most of the time I would get 0020, though. At that point, I gave up and I just tightened up the bolts replacing the x-clamp a certain way (nothing seemed special about it) and put the motherboard back in the case without testing it. I screwed everything back together, and since the heads of the bolts were thicker than they should have been, the motherboard didn't really sit flat in the metal cage. But i just screwed the motherboard back into the cage not to tight with the 9 small silver screws, which I would imagine put some stress on the mobo. Then I pu the rest of the case on and the 6 long screws, and once I had snapped everything back together I tried booting it up. To my great surprise it booted up fine! I played some halo 3 and it has booted up fine every time (3 times) since then
Posted on Sep 19, 2008
Many people have. You need to replace the xclamp and make sure there's extra pressure (less than half a turn) on the front right corner of the GPU. You can read more about xclamp replacement here.
Posted on Jan 06, 2008
What i did was took my xbox a part readying on eople makeing it over heat whit a towle i use a heter i disconted to fans at the back and i made it over heat with it switch on till the 3 lights when to 2 red light the cooled it down but it back to gever and it worked
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
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